When I was a boy in India by Satyananda Roy

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Published by Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Co. in Boston .

Written in English

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Places:

  • India,
  • India.

Subjects:

  • Children -- India.,
  • India -- Social life and customs.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Satyananda Roy; illustrated from photographs.
SeriesChildren of other lands books
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS421 .R9
The Physical Object
Pagination218 p.
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6663298M
LC Control Number24007814
OCLC/WorldCa7810378

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