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Pine knots and bark peelers the story of five generations of American lumbermen. by W. Reginald Wheeler

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Published in La Jolla, Calif .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Wheeler family.,
  • Lumbering -- United States.,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

StatementForeword by Edward Martin.
LC ClassificationsTS805 .W45
The Physical Object
Pagination252 p.
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5809840M
LC Control Number60041599

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