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7 edition of Why the West was Wild found in the catalog.

Why the West was Wild

by Wayne Swanson

  • 396 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Annick Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • West (U.S.),
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Frontier and pioneer life,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Social life and customs,
  • History - United States/19th Century,
  • Frontier and pioneer life - West (US) - Juvenile literature,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / 19th Century,
  • West (US) - History - 19th century - Juvenile literature,
  • West (US) - Social life and customs - 19th century - Juvenile literature,
  • 19th century

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8549153M
    ISBN 101550378376
    ISBN 109781550378375
    OCLC/WorldCa53253596

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