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Wyatt Earp frontier marshal by Stuart N. Lake

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Company in Boston, New York .
Written in English


  • Earp, Wyatt, -- 1848-1929.,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Southwest, New.,
  • Crime -- Southwest, New.

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Edition Notes


Statementby Stuart N. Lake ...
LC ClassificationsF786 .E12
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 392 p.
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15203498M
LC Control Number31029184

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