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American engineer in Afghanistan

Jewett, A. C.

American engineer in Afghanistan

from the letters and notes of

by Jewett, A. C.

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Published by Irajbooks in Kabul .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementA.C. Jewett ; edited by Marjorie Jewett Bell.
ContributionsBell, Marjorie Jewett.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 335 p. :
Number of Pages335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3445686M
LC Control Number2005332612

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