The northwest railroad war by J. D. Hardin

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Published by Berkley Books in New York .

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StatementJ.D. Hardin
SeriesRaider -- 12
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
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LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 1537 vol. 15
The Physical Object
Pagination185 p. ;
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24517441M
ISBN 100425108902
LC Control Number99604389
OCLC/WorldCa18083720

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