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Great American ghost stories

Jeff Rovin

Great American ghost stories

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Published by Globe Communications Corp. in Boca Raton, FL .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Jeff Rovin
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 639 vol. 27
The Physical Object
Pagination97 p.
Number of Pages97
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24506774M
LC Control Number97816420
OCLC/WorldCa32340263


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