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Growing up on Route 66

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Published by BeachHouse Books in Chesterfield, Mo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States Highway 66,
  • Missouri
    • Subjects:
    • Teenage boys -- Fiction.,
    • United States Highway 66 -- Fiction.,
    • Missouri -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Michael Lund.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3562.U486 G76 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 268 p. :
      Number of Pages268
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6777146M
      ISBN 101888725311
      LC Control Number00011224
      OCLC/WorldCa45015692


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