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Escape from Tibet

Nick Gray

Escape from Tibet

a true story

by Nick Gray

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Published by Annick Press in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tibetans,
  • Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    Two brothers face cruelty, hardship, and hope, on the ultimate journey in search of freedom.

    Edition Notes

    6789 Childrens Plus, Inc.

    StatementNick Gray
    The Physical Object
    Pagination154 p.
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27163708M
    ISBN 101484439090, 1554516625
    ISBN 109781484439098, 9781554516629


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