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An American family

Khizr Khan

An American family

a memoir of hope and sacrifice

by Khizr Khan

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pakistani Americans,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKhizr Khan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.P28 K53 2017b, E184.P28 K48 2017b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination383 page (large print)
    Number of Pages383
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26943183M
    ISBN 101432845578
    ISBN 109781432845575
    OCLC/WorldCa1000585720


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