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12 edition of The African book of names found in the catalog.

The African book of names

by Askhari Johnson Hodari

  • 282 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Health Communications in Deerfield Beach, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, African,
  • Names, Personal -- Africa,
  • Names, Personal -- African American

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAskhari Johnson Hodari.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCS3080.A35 H63 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23019028M
    ISBN 100757307795
    ISBN 109780757307799
    LC Control Number2009003142

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