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More tales of the Big Bend

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Published by Texas A&M University Press in College Station .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Big Bend Region (Tex.),
  • Texas,
  • Big Bend Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- Texas -- Big Bend Region.,
    • Legends -- Texas -- Big Bend Region.,
    • Big Bend Region (Tex.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Elton Miles.
      SeriesThe Centennial series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University ;, no. 24
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR110.T5 M53 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination288 p. :
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2378626M
      ISBN 100890963711
      LC Control Number87007083
      OCLC/WorldCa16004949

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