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From Moscow

living and teaching among the Russians in the 1990s

by Dora O"Brien

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Bramcote Press in Nottingham, England .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Teachers,
  • Russia (Federation)
    • Subjects:
    • O"Brien, Dora,
    • English teachers -- Russia (Federation) -- Biography,
    • Teacher exchange programs -- Russia (Federation),
    • Teachers -- Great Britain -- Biography,
    • Russia (Federation) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Dora O"Brien.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesRussian memoirs series ;, no. 4
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA2375.R82 O27 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 113 p. ;
      Number of Pages113
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6877783M
      ISBN 101900405075
      LC Control Number00421713
      OCLC/WorldCa43650404


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