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Two years in Poland and other stories

Lawrence B. Siddall

Two years in Poland and other stories

a sixty-seven-year-old grandfather joins the Peace Corps and looks back on his life : a memoir

by Lawrence B. Siddall

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Published by Pelham Springs Press in Amherst, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs,
  • Peace Corps (U.S.),
  • Description and travel,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-255).

    Statementby Lawrence Brane Siddall
    ContributionsGift in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC60.5 .S55 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 255 p. :
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25040153M
    ISBN 100981529704
    ISBN 109780981529707
    LC Control Number2008460289
    OCLC/WorldCa238586620

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