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Historical dictionary of westerns in literature

by Paul Varner

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Western stories -- Dictionaries,
  • American fiction -- West (U.S.) -- Dictionaries,
  • Frontier and pioneer life in literature -- Dictionaries,
  • Western stories -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries,
  • American fiction -- West (U.S.) -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries,
  • West (U.S.) -- In literature -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWesterns in literature
    StatementPaul Varner.
    GenreDictionaries, Bio-bibliography
    SeriesHistorical dictionaries of literature and the arts -- no. 41
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS374.W4 V37 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 385 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24098957M
    ISBN 109780810860926, 9780810874862
    LC Control Number2010007168

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