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Nice and icy. A humorous look at the Swedish way of life.

Inga A. Blomkvist

Nice and icy. A humorous look at the Swedish way of life.

by Inga A. Blomkvist

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Published by Bonnier in Stockholm .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sweden
    • Subjects:
    • Sweden -- Social life and customs -- Caricatures and cartoons.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdited by Inga A. Blomkvist. Translated by W. G. Simpson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDL631 .B48
      The Physical Object
      Pagination62, (2) p.
      Number of Pages62
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5773088M
      LC Control Number71546593

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