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The syringa tree

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Published by Dramatists Play Service Inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Apartheid -- Drama,
    • South Africa -- Drama

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Pamela Gien.
      GenreDrama.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9369.4.G54 S97 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination92 p. ;
      Number of Pages92
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3704903M
      ISBN 100822217929
      LC Control Number2003273271
      OCLC/WorldCa50633580


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