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Heroes in American folklore

Irwin Shapiro

Heroes in American folklore

by Irwin Shapiro

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Published by Messner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore -- United States -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Irwin Shapiro ; illustrated by James Daugherty and Donald McKay.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    ContributionsDaugherty, James Henry, 1889-1974., McKay, Donald, 1895-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p. :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15349150M
    ISBN 100671320548
    OCLC/WorldCa167725

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