The adventurist my life in dangerous places by Robert Young Pelton

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Published by Doubleday in New York .

Written in English

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  • Pelton, Robert Young -- Travel,
  • Travel -- Anecdotes

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Book details

StatementRobert Young Pelton.
GenreAnecdotes.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG530 .P4173 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination229 p. [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20765469M
ISBN 100385495676
LC Control Number99087243
OCLC/WorldCa43286394

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