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The jaguar smile

Salman Rushdie

The jaguar smile

a Nicaraguan journey

by Salman Rushdie

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Pan Books in association with J. Cape in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rushdie, Salman -- Travel -- Nicaragua.,
  • Nicaragua -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSalman Rushdie.
    SeriesPicador
    ContributionsGreene, Graham, 1904-1991 former owner.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination171 p. :
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18890019M
    ISBN 100330299905


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