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Home beyond the mountains

Bob Childers

Home beyond the mountains

by Bob Childers

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Published by Revelation I Pub. in Antlers, Okla .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oklahoma
    • Subjects:
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Oklahoma -- Fiction,
    • Indians of North America -- Oklahoma -- Fiction,
    • Family -- Oklahoma -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBob Childers.
      SeriesIndian meridian series ;, no. 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3553.H4845 H66 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination191 p. ;
      Number of Pages191
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL713765M
      ISBN 101890795003
      LC Control Number97091833
      OCLC/WorldCa38014792

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