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An hour of sunlight

Sami al Jundi

An hour of sunlight

from prisoner to peacemaker

by Sami al Jundi

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Published by Nation Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Sami al Jundi and Jen Marlowe
ContributionsMarlowe, Jen
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS113.7 .J86 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24423452M
ISBN 109781568584485
LC Control Number2010029340
OCLC/WorldCa435418284

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