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Oxtravels

By Mark Ellingham,Peter Florence,Barnaby Rogerson
  • ISBN Code: : 184668496X
  • Publisher : Profile Books
  • Pages : 432
  • Category : Travel
  • Reads : 356
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  • Pdf : oxtravels.pdf

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"OxTravels is an extraordinary collection. Thirty-six travel writers have contributed stories of remarkable meetings -- life-changing, affecting, amusing by turn. The book is published in support of Oxfam's work." -- Back cover.

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