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Mirror of America

David Harmon

Mirror of America

literary encounters with the national parks.

by David Harmon

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Published by National Park Foundation, Roberts Rinehart in Washington, Boulder .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • National parks and reserves -- West (U.S.),
    • Literary landmarks -- West (U.S.),
    • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsHarmon, David, 1958-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE160 .M67 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 187 p. :
      Number of Pages187
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2066398M
      ISBN 100911797505, 0911797513
      LC Control Number88063786

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