France - Culture Smart! a quick guide to customs and etiquette (Culture Smart!) by Barry Tomalin

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Subjects:

  • Travel Guides,
  • Etiquette,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Travel,
  • Europe - France,
  • Travel / Europe / France,
  • France,
  • Travel & holiday guides

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8999327M
ISBN 101857333071
ISBN 109781857333077

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