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Sona Mariama and other folktales.

Sona Mariama and other folktales.

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Published by National Council for Arts and Culture, Research and Documentation Division in Banjul, The Gambia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Gambia.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- Gambia.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsNational Council for Arts and Culture (Gambia). Research and Documentation Division.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR352.9 .S66 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination61 p. :
      Number of Pages61
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1322464M
      ISBN 109983880016
      LC Control Number92198895
      OCLC/WorldCa27175286


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