A journey through literary America by Thomas R. Hummel

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Published by Val De Grâce Books in Napa, Calif .

Written in English

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StatementThomas R. Hummel ; photography by Tamra L. Dempsey
ContributionsDempsey, Tamra L.
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LC ClassificationsPS141 .H85 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 277, xxv p. :
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24522803M
ISBN 100981742513
ISBN 109780981742519
LC Control Number2009930059
OCLC/WorldCa468042712

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