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If Lebanon were to speak by Said Aql

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Published by Notre Dame University in Louaize, Lebanon .
Written in English


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Short stories.

StatementSaid Aql ; translated by Rula Baalbaki ; co-translated by Ahmad Ghaddar.
SeriesLebanon by Lebanese authors, Murex series
The Physical Object
Pagination229 p. ;
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21320763M
ISBN 109953418640
ISBN 109789953418643

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