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Tightrope passage along the refugee route to Canada by Ivo Moravec

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Published by M&S in Toronto .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • London (Ont.),
  • Vienna (Austria),
  • Canada,
  • Czechoslovakia,
  • Austria,
  • Vienna

Subjects:

  • Moravec, Ivo, 1948-,
  • Czechs -- Canada -- Biography.,
  • Political refugees -- Czechoslovakia -- Biography.,
  • Political refugees -- Austria -- Vienna -- Biography.,
  • Political refugees -- Canada -- Biography.,
  • London (Ont.) -- Biography.,
  • Vienna (Austria) -- Social conditions.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementIvo Moravec.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1059.5.L6 M65 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination243 p. ;
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL761171M
ISBN 100771065000
LC Control Number97158118

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