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Great short novels of the American West.

Ward, Don

Great short novels of the American West.

by Ward, Don

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Published by Collier Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Western stories.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCollier books, AS299. Original
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ1.W2215 Gr
    The Physical Object
    Pagination221 p.
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL221292M
    LC Control Numbera 62008716
    OCLC/WorldCa7182387

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