Gold in California! by Ballard, Todhunter

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • California


  • Gold mines and mining -- Fiction,
  • California -- Fiction

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Statement[By] Todhunter Ballard.
LC ClassificationsPZ3.B2126 Gm, PS3503.A5575 Gm
The Physical Object
Pagination346 p.
Number of Pages346
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5940608M
LC Control Number65011058

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