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The Miss Stone Affair

America"s First Modern Hostage Crisis

by Teresa Carpenter

  • 60 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Christianity,
  • History,
  • Missions,
  • Balkan Peninsula - History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Eastern Europe,
  • United States - 20th Century (1900-1945),
  • Eastern Europe - Balkan Republics,
  • History / General,
  • Eastern Europe - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7947843M
    ISBN 100743258053
    ISBN 109780743258050
    OCLC/WorldCa56326198


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