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A Treasury of Foolishly Forgotten Americans

Pirates, Skinflints, Patriots, and Other Colorful Characters Stuck in the Footnotes of History

by Michael Farquhar

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • United States - General,
  • History / United States / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10099963M
    ISBN 100143113054
    ISBN 109780143113058
    OCLC/WorldCa155755445


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