9 edition of Books and reading in the lives of notable Americans found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -262) and index.
|Statement||John A. McCrossan.|
|LC Classifications||Z1039.C45 M34 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 267 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||267|
|LC Control Number||99045598|
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