The Kentuckians. by Janice Holt Giles

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Co. in Boston .

Written in English

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  • Kentucky

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  • Kentucky -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

Book details

GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.G3929 Ke, PS3513.I4628 Ke
The Physical Object
Pagination272 p.
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6134120M
LC Control Number53007074
OCLC/WorldCa1155126

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