This Africa

by Bankole Awooner-Renner

Publisher: Central Books, Ltd. in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 72 Downloads: 678
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  • Africa -- Description and travel -- Poetry.

Edition Notes


Statementby Bankole Awooner-Renner. Biographical note by J. B. Danquah. Foreword by Kobina Sekyi.
ContributionsDanquah, J. B.
LC ClassificationsPR6001.W6 T45
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p.
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6467277M
LC Control Number44007155

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