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Salute to our mangrove giants & other poems

Doutimiarieye R. Kpakiama

Salute to our mangrove giants & other poems

poems

by Doutimiarieye R. Kpakiama

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Published by Kraftgriots in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesSalute toour mangrove giants and other poems
StatementDoutimiarieye R. Kpakiama.
SeriesPoetry, Poetry (Ibadan, Nigeria)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9387.9.K64 S25 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. ;
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23577776M
LC Control Number2009396353

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