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Andes to the Amazon seven journeys in Mexico, Central and South America by Bruce B. Junek

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Published by Images of the World in Rapid City, SD .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Junek, Bruce B.,
  • Thacker, Tass.,
  • Cyclists -- Biography.,
  • Bicycle touring.,
  • Latin America -- Description and travel.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesSeven journeys in Mexico, Central and South America
StatementBruce B. Junek ; photographs by Tass Thacker.
GenreBiography.
ContributionsThacker, Tass.
The Physical Object
Pagination331 p. :
Number of Pages331
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23075541M
ISBN 100963044826
OCLC/WorldCa42905095

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