A cowrie of hope by Binwell Sinyangwe

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Published by Heinemann in Oxford [England], Portsmouth, NH .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Lusaka (Zambia)

Subjects:

  • Widows -- Fiction.,
  • Mambwe (African people) -- Fiction.,
  • Lusaka (Zambia) -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementBinwell Sinyangwe.
GenreFiction.
SeriesAfrican writers series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9405.9.S49 C69 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination152 p. ;
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3968517M
ISBN 10043591202X
LC Control Number2001274673
OCLC/WorldCa45588459

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