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John Henry Holliday by Jill Bryant

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Published by Weigl in Mankato, MN .
Written in English



  • West (U.S.)


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Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 20) and index.

StatementJill Bryant.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
SeriesFolk heroes
LC ClassificationsF594.H74 B79 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3555875M
ISBN 10159036077X
LC Control Number2002012317

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