Journey to the Andes and other places in Latin America

a reflective travelogue by Miguel Anselmo Bernad

Publisher: New Day Publishers in Quezon City

Written in English
Published: Pages: 128 Downloads: 942
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Edition Notes

StatementMiguel A. Bernad.
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2009/00651 (F)
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 128 p. ;
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23859792M
ISBN 109711011802
LC Control Number2008337018

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