Cowboy poetry

a gathering

Publisher: G.M. Smith in Salt Lake City

Written in English
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Published: Pages: 201 Downloads: 766
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Subjects:

  • Folk poetry, American,
  • Cowboys -- Poetry

Edition Notes

Statementedited and with an introduction by Hal Cannon.
ContributionsCannon, Hal, 1948-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS477.5.C67 C68 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination201 p. :
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3030254M
ISBN 100879052082, 087905204X, 0879052112
LC Control Number85010833

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