Carl Sandburg, Lincoln of our literature a biography. by North Callahan

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Published by New York University Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967

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Includes bibliographical references.

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LC ClassificationsPS3537.A618 Z538
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 253 p.
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4911045M
ISBN 100814700691
LC Control Number76092521

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