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This railroad disappears.

Beatrice Steinman

This railroad disappears.

by Beatrice Steinman

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Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Underground railroad -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith pictures by Douglas Gorsline.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.S8266 Th
    The Physical Object
    Pagination181 p.
    Number of Pages181
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6249462M
    LC Control Number58010943
    OCLC/WorldCa401808

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