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Fargo rock city

a heavy metal odyssey in rural Nörth Daköta

by Chuck Klosterman

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North Dakota,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Klosterman, Chuck, 1972-,
    • Heavy metal (Music) -- Social aspects -- United States.,
    • North Dakota -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementChuck Klosterman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML3918.R63 K56 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination283 p. ;
      Number of Pages283
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6790186M
      ISBN 100743202279
      LC Control Number00051575


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