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Memoirs of my childhood in Yugoslavia

Wayne S. Vucinich

Memoirs of my childhood in Yugoslavia

by Wayne S. Vucinich

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Published by Society for the Promotion of Science and Scholarship in Palo Alto, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vucinich, Wayne S,
  • Historians -- United States -- Biography,
  • Scholars -- United States -- Biography,
  • Serbian Americans -- Biography,
  • Bosnia and Hercegovina -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWayne Vucinich ; edited by Larry Wolff.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsWolff, Larry.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDJK34.V83 A3 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 208 p, [34 p. of plates :
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18292541M
    ISBN 100930664272
    ISBN 109780930664275
    LC Control Number2007031749

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