Seychellois Tamil"s half a century of experiences in Seychelles
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Seychellois Tamil"s half a century of experiences in Seychelles by K. D. Pillay

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Published by Manimekalai Prasuram in Chennai .
Written in English


  • Pillay, K. D. -- 1938-,
  • Businesspeople -- Seychelles -- Biography.,
  • Seychelles -- Social life and customs.

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About the Edition

Autobiography of K. Deenadayalu Pillay, b. 1938, businessman.

Edition Notes

Other titlesSeychelles
Statementcompiled by R. Sundaresan (Rama. Sundaram).
ContributionsSundaresan, R., 1934-
LC ClassificationsHC596.5.A5-.Z6 (H17)+
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16296468M
LC Control Number2007343339

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