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The King of the white elephant

Pridi Banomyong.

The King of the white elephant

by Pridi Banomyong.

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Published by distributed by Klet Thai Co., and Song Sayam Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Čhakkraphat,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13159216M
    ISBN 109743351698
    ISBN 109789743351693
    OCLC/WorldCa30836016

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