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Hindu boyhood. by Sharat Shetty

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Published by M. Evans; distributed in association with Lippincott, Philadelphia in New York .
Written in English



  • India


  • Shetty, Sharat -- Childhood and youth -- Juvenile literature.,
  • India -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.,
  • India -- Social life and customs.

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About the Edition

The author describes the activities and customs that were a part of his summer vacation when he was growing up in India.

Edition Notes

StatementIllustrated by Mehlli Gobhai.
Series[A Two-worlds book]
ContributionsGobhai, Mehlli, illus.
LC ClassificationsDS421.5 .S53
The Physical Object
Pagination59 p.
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4912554M
LC Control Number76112304

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