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Lou Gehrig

Guernsey Van Riper

Lou Gehrig

boy of the sand lots.

by Guernsey Van Riper

  • 39 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gehrig, Lou, 1903-1941 -- Fiction.,
  • Baseball stories.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by Jerry Robinson.
    GenreFiction.
    SeriesChildhood of famous Americans, Childhood of famous Americans series.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.V348 Lo 4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p.
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5774822M
    LC Control Number59012848
    OCLC/WorldCa1618234


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