4 edition of People of gumption and other stories found in the catalog.
People of gumption and other stories
|LC Classifications||PS3562.E4416 P46 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 67 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||67|
|LC Control Number||86062797|
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