American places

  • 252 Pages
  • 0.68 MB
  • English
Penguin Books , New York, N.Y
Stegner, Wallace Earle, -- 1909-1993 -- Travel -- United States, Natural history -- United States, United States -- Description and t
StatementWallace Stegner and Page Stegner ; with a new preface by Page Stegner.
ContributionsStegner, Page.
The Physical Object
Pagination252 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19679537M
ISBN 100143039741
ISBN 139780143039747

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