Women Writers of the West Five Chroniclers of the American Frontier (Notable Western Women) by Julie Danneberg

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Published by Fulcrum Publishing .

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Subjects:

  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Literary,
  • People & Places - United States,
  • Authors, American,
  • Biography,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • West (U.S.),
  • Women,
  • Women authors, American

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8576121M
ISBN 101555914640
ISBN 109781555914646
OCLC/WorldCa53807366

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