The Virginian a horseman of the plains by Owen Wister

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Published by Signet Classic in New York .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 332-334).

Book details

Statementby Owen Wister ; with an afterword by Max Westbrook.
LC ClassificationsPS3345 .V5 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 334 p. ;
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22934270M
ISBN 100451523253

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