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4 edition of Absurd athlete = found in the catalog.

Absurd athlete =

Ho athlētēs tou tipota

by GianneМ„s Kontos

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Published by Arc in Todmorden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kontos, Giannēs -- Translations into English.

  • Edition Notes

    Greek text with parallel English translation, introd. and notes.

    Other titlesHo athlētēs tou tipota.
    StatementYannis Kondos ; translated by David Connolly ; introduced by David Constantine.
    SeriesArc visible poets -- 11
    ContributionsConnolly, David, professor.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination108 p. ;
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15569625M
    ISBN 101900072769

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    Yannis Kondos (Greek: Γιάννης Κοντός; – January ) was a Greek read Economics at the University of Piraeus (then Higher School for Industrial Studies). He founded the bookshop Ηνίοχος in , along with Thanassis , he has been working for Kedros publishers. He has also been professor of poetry for Kostas Kazakos' School of Dramatic Art. This book introduces a new form of medicine grounded in essential physiology, in a common sense one does not need a Ph.D. to understand. It is a book of clear medical thinking, which is something that has been lost through the past century as medical belief systems motivated by profit took root.


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