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Floating World

More People, Places, And Pastimes Of The Thousand Islands

by Paul Malo

  • 356 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Laurentian Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Photographs: collections,
  • Places & peoples: general interest,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Sociology,
  • New York,
  • United States - State & Local - Middle Atlantic

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8555354M
    ISBN 100966972929
    ISBN 109780966972924
    OCLC/WorldCa56103602

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