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Waiting for the snow

the Peace Corps papers of a charter volunteer

by Thomas J. Scanlon

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Posterity Press in Chevy Chase, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Peace Corps (U.S.) -- Chile -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementThomas J. Scanlon ; [forewords by Sargent Shriver and Theodore M. Hesburgh].h].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC60.5 .S28 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 253 p. :
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL297578M
    ISBN 101889274038
    LC Control Number97204050
    OCLC/WorldCa36465883

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