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America was like this

Emma Gelders Sterne

America was like this

by Emma Gelders Sterne

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Dodd, Mead & Company in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Illustrated lining-papers.

      Statementby Emma Gelders Sterne.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ9.S84 Am
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 198 p. incl. plates.
      Number of Pages198
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6422392M
      LC Control Number41019428
      OCLC/WorldCa7533658

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