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The ocean of poverty

Kelechukwu Abel Ejiofor

The ocean of poverty

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Published by Derby Press in Enugu, Nigeria .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementKelechukwu Abel Ejiofor.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9387.9. E32277 O24 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 168 p. ;
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23983549M
ISBN 10861445503
LC Control Number2009423055


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