Surgeon in Tibet. by Irene Shaw

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Published by Hale in London .

Written in English

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  • Tibet (China)


  • Surgeons -- Fiction.,
  • Tibet (China) -- Fiction.

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LC ClassificationsPZ4.R64434 Su, PR6068.O144 Su
The Physical Object
Pagination187 p.
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5011759M
ISBN 100709110774
LC Control Number76571003

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