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John Barleycorn.

Jack London

John Barleycorn.

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • London, Jack, 1876-1916 -- Biography,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
  • Alcoholics -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by H. T. Dunn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3523.O46 Z515 1968
    The Physical Object
    Pagination343 p.
    Number of Pages343
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5679009M
    LC Control Number69010122


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