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6 edition of Sufferings in Africa found in the catalog.

Sufferings in Africa

James Riley

Sufferings in Africa

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Published by Blackstone Audiobooks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Unabridged Audio - Autobiography/Biography,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • Africa - North,
  • Slavery,
  • Travelers,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Audio - Nonfiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8109293M
    ISBN 100786196289
    ISBN 109780786196289
    OCLC/WorldCa48759610

    Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC Author/Creator: Thompson, George Place Written: s.l. Type: Book Date: Pagination: p. Summary of Content: Thompson in Africa: Or, an Account of the Missionary Labors, Sufferings, Travels, and Observations of George Thompson in Western Africa, at the Mendi Mission.


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