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The last farmer

Howard Kohn

The last farmer

anAmerican memoir

by Howard Kohn

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Summit Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kohn, Frederick.,
  • Kohn, Howard.,
  • Farmers -- Michigan -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Howard Kohn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS417.K627
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21593234M
    ISBN 100671498037
    OCLC/WorldCa18492679


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