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These United States original essays by leading American writers on their state within the Union

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Published by Thunder"s Mouth Press/Nation Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • U.S. states,
  • American essays,
  • United States -- History, Local,
  • United States -- Social conditions,
  • United States -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by John Leonard.
GenreBiography.
ContributionsLeonard, John, 1939-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE180 .T47 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 523 p. ;
Number of Pages523
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3690399M
ISBN 101560252855
LC Control Number2003059716

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