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The Land of My Fathers

A Son"s Return to the Basque Country

by Robert Laxalt

  • 392 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by University of Nevada Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Places & peoples: general interest,
  • National characteristics, Basque,
  • France,
  • France - History,
  • Social History,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • American English,
  • History: World,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Europe - France,
  • Basque Americans,
  • Pays Basque,
  • Travel,
  • 1923-,
  • Biography,
  • Laxalt, Robert,,
  • Mountain life

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8381695M
    ISBN 100874173388
    ISBN 109780874173383

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