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The mountain reader

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Published by Lyons Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Natural history literature -- United States.,
    • Natural history -- United States.,
    • Nature in literature.,
    • Nature.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by John A. Murray.
      SeriesA nature conservancy book
      ContributionsMurray, John A., 1954-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH13.45 .M68 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 298 p. ;
      Number of Pages298
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6898356M
      ISBN 101585740659
      LC Control Number00702658
      OCLC/WorldCa44890927

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      Lancaster P. Beckwourth, written from his own dictation by T. Ross, Alexander. Kit Carson's Autobiography. Thinking Faith: The online journal of the Jesuits in Britain.


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