Trapped in Death Valley. by Vinnie Ruffo

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Published by Pacific Press Pub. Association in Mountain View, Calif .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Fiction.,
  • Survival -- Fiction.

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On the way to California with a wagon train, a family finds itself in Death Valley with almost no food or water.

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Book details

StatementCover and chapter illus. by John Steel.
SeriesPanda book
ContributionsManly, William Lewis, b. 1820.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.R8855 Tr
The Physical Object
Pagination121 p.
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5296815M
LC Control Number72076832

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