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Uncle Will of Wildwood Nineteenth-Century Life in the Bluegrass by Frances Jewell McVey

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Published by University Press of Kentucky .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • Social history,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Kentucky,
  • Regional Subjects - South,
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • United States - State & Local - South,
  • Biography,
  • Farmers,
  • Goddard, Will,,
  • b. 1819

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsRobert James Foose (Illustrator), Thomas D. Clark (Introduction)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8022709M
ISBN 100813191475
ISBN 109780813191478
OCLC/WorldCa64771712

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