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7 edition of California firsts found in the catalog.

California firsts

the famous, infamous, and quirky of the Golden State

by Teri Davis Greenberg

  • 278 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Camino Books in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California
    • Subjects:
    • California -- History -- Miscellanea.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [184]).

      StatementTeri Davis Greenberg.
      GenreMiscellanea.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF861.6 .G74 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 182, [2] p. :
      Number of Pages182
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6777689M
      ISBN 100940159619
      LC Control Number00012578
      OCLC/WorldCa45420249

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