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And the monkey learned nothing

Tom Lutz

And the monkey learned nothing

dispatches from a life in transit

by Tom Lutz

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Voyages and travels,
  • Travel,
  • Travelers" writings, American

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTom Lutz
    SeriesSightline books : the Iowa series in literary nonfiction, Sightline books
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG226.L87 A3 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 245 pages
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27228790M
    ISBN 101609384490
    ISBN 109781609384494
    LC Control Number2016010365
    OCLC/WorldCa946463307


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