Cramped rooms and open spaces

an anthology of new short fiction from the Association of Nigerian Authors
  • 215 Pages
  • 2.62 MB
  • English

Nayee Press , Lagos
Short stories, Nigerian (English), Nigeria -- Social life and customs -- Fic



Other titlesCramped rooms & open spaces
Statementedited by Ibrahim Sheme.
ContributionsSheme, Ibrahim., Association of Nigerian Authors.
LC ClassificationsPR9387.8 .C73 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination215 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6877150M
ISBN 109780412743
LC Control Number00420418

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