A time and place before war images and reflections from a West African town by Michael Katakis

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Published by Sapere Press in Bozeman, Mont .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Kainkordu (Sierra Leone)

Subjects:

  • Kainkordu (Sierra Leone) -- Pictorial works.

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Book details

Statementphotographs by Michael Katakis ; introduction by Kris Hardin.
GenrePictorial works.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT516.9.K35 K38 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3959322M
ISBN 100971526508
LC Control Number2001097757
OCLC/WorldCa54865528

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