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My father, Owen Wister and ten letters written by Owen Wister to his mother during his first trip to Wyoming in 1885. by Fanny Kemble Wister

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Published by [s.n.] in Laramie, Wyo .
Written in English


  • Wister, Owen, 1860-1938 -- Family.,
  • Wister, Owen, 1860-1938 -- Correspondence.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsWister, Owen, 1860-1938.
LC ClassificationsPS3346 .S7
The Physical Object
Pagination54 p. ;
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6131653M
LC Control Number53003075

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