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Chasing Aphrodite the hunt for looted antiquities at the world"s richest museum by Jason Felch

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in Boston .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementJason Felch and Ralph Frammolino
ContributionsFrammolino, Ralph
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCC135 .F46 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24411498M
ISBN 109780151015016
LC Control Number2010025835
OCLC/WorldCa299713120

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