Legends, lore and secrets of Western New York by Lorna Czarnota

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Published by History Press in Charleston, SC .

Written in English

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  • Legends -- New York (State), Western,
  • Folklore -- New York (State), Western,
  • New York (State), Western -- History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementLorna MacDonald Czarnota.
LC ClassificationsF126.9 .C93 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24044224M
ISBN 109781596297159
LC Control Number2009033677

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