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Osceola"s head and other American ghost stories

by Walter L. Harter

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Ghost stories.,
    • Ghosts -- Fiction.,
    • United States -- History -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Walter Harter. Illustrated by Neil Waldman.
      ContributionsWaldman, Neil, illus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.H26 Os
      The Physical Object
      Pagination71 p.
      Number of Pages71
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5420601M
      ISBN 100136429912
      LC Control Number73013892
      OCLC/WorldCa698871

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