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Stories of the early West

Bret Harte

Stories of the early West

the luck of Roaring Camp, and 16 other exciting tales of mining and frontier days.

by Bret Harte

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Published by Platt & Munk in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesLuck of Roaring Camp
StatementForeword by Walter Van Tilburg Clark
SeriesPlatt & Munk great writers collection
ContributionsClark, Walter Van Tilburg, 1909-1971
The Physical Object
Pagination512 p.
Number of Pages512
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16520019M
LC Control Number64015905

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