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How the West was won

a novel.

by Louis L"Amour

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Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBased on the screenplay written by James R. Webb.
ContributionsWebb, James R.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.L1937 Hx, PS3523.A446 Hx
The Physical Object
Pagination248 p.
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5878523M
LC Control Number63008935

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