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4 edition of The octopus. found in the catalog.

The octopus.

Frank Norris

The octopus.

by Frank Norris

  • 89 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Sagamore Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • San Joaquin Valley (Calif.),
  • California
    • Subjects:
    • Mussel Slough Tragedy, 1880 -- Fiction.,
    • Wheat farmers -- Fiction.,
    • Farmers -- Fiction.,
    • San Joaquin Valley (Calif.) -- Fiction.,
    • California -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementIntrod. by Robert D. Lundy.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesAmerican century series,, S-20
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.N792 O15, PS2472 O15
      The Physical Object
      Pagination454 p.
      Number of Pages454
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6226096M
      LC Control Number57012440
      OCLC/WorldCa545353

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