Adedoja and the river goddess
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Published by Africana-Fep Publishers in Onitsha, Nigeria .
Written in English



  • Nigeria


  • Behavior -- Fiction.,
  • Schools -- Fiction.,
  • Blacks -- Nigeria -- Fiction.,
  • Nigeria -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

StatementDayo Sanyaolu.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.S23865 Ad 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 41 p. :
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1211163M
ISBN 109781753153
LC Control Number94207409

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