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The Appalachian Trail

Calling Me Back to the Hills

by Earl Shaffer

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Published by Earl Shaffer Foundation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Outdoors & Nature / General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJenna Samelson (Editor), Bart Smith (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11841037M
    ISBN 100979565901
    ISBN 109780979565908
    OCLC/WorldCa182857833


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