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The best in the west

Kathleen Walker

The best in the west

by Kathleen Walker

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    StatementKathleen Walker
    The Physical Object
    Pagination300 pages
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26953724M
    ISBN 101936364255
    ISBN 109781936364251
    OCLC/WorldCa1003506499

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