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High John the conqueror

by Wilson, John W.

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Published by TCU Press in Fort Worth, Tex .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John W. Wilson, with an afterword by James Ward Lee.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3545.I6349 H5 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL345873M
ISBN 100875651860
LC Control Number98004911
OCLC/WorldCa38270568

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  Sanfield was the author of more than 30 books, including: The Adventures of High John the Conqueror, Bit by Bit, A Natural Man: The True Story of John Henry, and the recently published The Right Place: 77 At Throughout his life, Steve enjoyed collaborating with other writers, poets and : August House Publishers, Inc. The Adventures of High John the Conqueror by Steve Sanfield A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

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