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The lucky ones a novel by Julianne Pachico

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Published .
Written in English


  • Guerrilla warfare,
  • Colombians,
  • Civil war,
  • Fiction

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Edition Notes

StatementJulianne Pachico
LC ClassificationsPR6116.A315 L83 2017
The Physical Object
Pagination254 pages
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27229989M
ISBN 100399588655
ISBN 109780399588655
LC Control Number2016033951

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