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Tales from the Big Thicket

Francis Edward Abernethy

Tales from the Big Thicket

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hardin County (Tex.),
  • Big Thicket (Tex.)
    • Subjects:
    • Hardin County (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes.,
    • Big Thicket (Tex.)

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesBig Thicket.
      Statementedited by Francis E. Abernethy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF392.H37 A5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 244 p.
      Number of Pages244
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5997454M
      LC Control Number66030013


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