A Zoo in My Luggage
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Open Road Media, 2016.
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Gerald Durrell., & Gerald Durrell|AUTHOR. (2016). A Zoo in My Luggage . Open Road Media.

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Gerald Durrell and Gerald Durrell|AUTHOR. 2016. A Zoo in My Luggage. Open Road Media.

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Gerald Durrell and Gerald Durrell|AUTHOR. A Zoo in My Luggage Open Road Media, 2016.

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Gerald Durrell, and Gerald Durrell|AUTHOR. A Zoo in My Luggage Open Road Media, 2016.

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