The shavetail, and other stories by Putnam, Israel

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Published by Press of the Saratoga Eagle in Saratoga Springs, N.Y .

Written in English

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Statementby Israel Putnam.
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LC ClassificationsPZ3.P984 S
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p. ;
Number of Pages39
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Open LibraryOL3283063M
LC Control Number2003586486

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