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A cruel paradise

journals of an international relief worker

by Leanne Olson

  • 68 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Insomniac Press in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Olson, Leanne, 1963- -- Diaries,
    • Olson, Leanne, 1963- -- Journal intime,
    • Médecins sans frontières (Association),
    • Médecins sans frontières (Association),
    • Nurses -- Canada -- Diaries,
    • War relief,
    • International relief,
    • Nurses -- Personal Narratives,
    • Relief Work -- Personal Narratives,
    • War -- Personal Narratives,
    • Secours aux victimes de guerre,
    • Infirmières -- Canada -- Journaux intimes

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLeanne Olson.
      GenreDiaries., Journal intime., Personal Narratives., Journaux intimes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV639 .O47 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination252 p. ;
      Number of Pages252
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6855414M
      ISBN 101895837820
      LC Control Number00363721
      OCLC/WorldCa41978527


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