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The Mountain World

A Literary Celebration

by Gregory McNamee

  • 156 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Sierra Club Books .
Written in English

  • Collections & anthologies of various literary forms,
  • Sports & Outdoor Recreation,
  • Nature,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8752542M
    ISBN 101578050936
    ISBN 109781578050932

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