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Famous Figures of the American Frontier

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Published by Chelsea House Publications .
Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11148736M
ISBN 100791065014
ISBN 109780791065013

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