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Under the mountain wall

Peter Matthiessen

Under the mountain wall

a chronicle of two seasons in the stone age.

by Peter Matthiessen

  • 256 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Indonesia,
  • Papua.
    • Subjects:
    • Ethnology -- Indonesia -- Papua.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU744 .M32
      The Physical Object
      Pagination256 p.
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5855350M
      LC Control Number62016796
      OCLC/WorldCa217820

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