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The curious case of the imaginary tourist

and other unlikely tales from a South African traveller

by David Muirhead

  • 215 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Struik in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • South African wit and humor (English)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Muirhead.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6222.S78 M85 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p. :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16283171M
    ISBN 101770073590
    ISBN 109781770073593
    LC Control Number2007325322
    OCLC/WorldCa71141823

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