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Published by Sherbourne Press in Los Angeles .
Written in English



  • South Africa


  • South Africa -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

A white, South African woman adopts a Negro boy.

LC ClassificationsPZ4.S1932 My
The Physical Object
Pagination255 p.
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5945223M
LC Control Number65016647

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