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The blindfold horse

memories of a Persian childhood

by Shusha Guppy

  • 211 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Tauris Parke Paperbacks in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iran
    • Subjects:
    • Guppy, Shusha -- Childhood and youth.,
    • Children -- Iran -- Biography.,
    • Iran -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementShusha Guppy.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS316.4 .G87 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination246 p. ;
      Number of Pages246
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3378491M
      ISBN 101850434018
      LC Control Number2004484169
      OCLC/WorldCa53460225

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