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Life among the hills and mountains of Kentucky

William Roscoe Thomas

Life among the hills and mountains of Kentucky

by William Roscoe Thomas

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Published by Big Sandy Valley Historical Society in Kenova, W. Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kentucky
    • Subjects:
    • Mountain life -- Kentucky -- History.,
    • Kentucky -- Social life and customs.,
    • Kentucky -- History, Local.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby William Roscoe Thomas.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF456 .T48 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination432 p. :
      Number of Pages432
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2921738M
      LC Control Number84155163

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Life among the hills and mountains of Kentucky by William Roscoe Thomas Download PDF EPUB FB2

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