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6 edition of Never an Island found in the catalog.

Never an Island

A History of California

by Ward M. McAfee

  • 51 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Borgo Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • The Americas,
  • United States - General,
  • History / United States / General,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Bibliography,
  • Fantastic fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Science fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11303243M
    ISBN 100893709093
    ISBN 109780893709099
    OCLC/WorldCa123045574


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