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8 edition of Welcome to South Africa (Welcome to the World) found in the catalog.

Welcome to South Africa (Welcome to the World)

  • 385 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Child"s World .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People & Places - Africa,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 People & Places

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12380288M
    ISBN 101592969771
    ISBN 109781592969777
    OCLC/WorldCa173659474


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Refentše The main character is Refentše Morrow, who goes through many hardships due to the hectic Johannesburg society that he lives in. This is an anthology of stories from different traditions across Africa.

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