Uruguay in pictures by Alison Behnke

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Published by Twenty-First Century Books in Minneapolis .

Written in English

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  • Uruguay -- Juvenile literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementby Alison Behnke.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesVisual geography series
LC ClassificationsF2708 .B34 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22514152M
ISBN 109781575059617
LC Control Number2008038026

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