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Second careers in our fifties

Keith Byrd

Second careers in our fifties

missionaries to Africa

by Keith Byrd

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Published by Outskirts Press, Inc. in Denver, Colo .
Written in English


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StatementKeith Byrd.
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LC ClassificationsMLCM 2009/40444 (B)
The Physical Object
Pagination255 p. :
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23184243M
ISBN 101598002864
ISBN 109781598002867
LC Control Number2006920229
OCLC/WorldCa316504123


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