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7 edition of Gandydancer"s children found in the catalog.

Gandydancer"s children

a railroad memoir

by Frank Wendell Call

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by University of Nevada Press in Reno .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nevada
    • Subjects:
    • Call, Frank Wendell, b. 1920.,
    • Call family.,
    • Railroad construction workers -- Nevada -- Biography.,
    • Nevada -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p.[167]).

      StatementFrank Wendell Call.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8039.R3152 U63 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination166, [1] p. :
      Number of Pages166
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6775965M
      ISBN 100874173531
      LC Control Number00008543
      OCLC/WorldCa43708413

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