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Freya Stark

Caroline Moorehead

Freya Stark

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Published by Viking in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stark, Freya, -- 1893-,
  • Orientalists -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    StatementCaroline Moorehead.
    SeriesLives of modern women
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS61.7.S83
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(128)p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22237020M
    ISBN 100670806757


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