Guns of the Sioux
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Published by Arcadia house, inc. in New York .
Written in English


  • Dakota Indians -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Tom Curry.
LC ClassificationsPZ3.C9388 Gu, PS3505.U9725 Gu
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p.
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6482550M
LC Control Number45005063

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