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Under the mountain wall a chronicle of two seasons in the stone age. by Peter Matthiessen

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Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Indonesia,
  • Papua.

Subjects:

  • Ethnology -- Indonesia -- Papua.

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsDU744 .M32
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p.
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5855350M
LC Control Number62016796
OCLC/WorldCa217820

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