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The geographer"s library

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Published by Penguin Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Connecticut
    • Subjects:
    • Obituaries -- Authorship -- Fiction,
    • Journalists -- Fiction,
    • Connecticut -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJon Fasman.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3606.A775 G46 2005
      The Physical Object
      Pagination374 p. :
      Number of Pages374
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3309152M
      ISBN 101594200386
      LC Control Number2004057257

      About the Author-. Robert D. Kaplan is the bestselling author of sixteen books on foreign affairs and travel translated into many languages, including Asia's Cauldron, The Revenge of Geography, Monsoon, The Coming Anarchy, and Balkan is a senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security and a contributing editor at The Atlantic, where his work has appeared for three decades.


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