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The wild west story of S.F. Cody and Maud Lee

Jerry Kuntz

The wild west story of S.F. Cody and Maud Lee

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cody, S. F. -- 1861-1913,
  • Lee, Maud Maria, -- d. 1947,
  • Shooters of firearms -- United States -- Biography,
  • Wild west shows -- United States -- History,
  • Wild west shows -- Great Britain -- History,
  • Aeronautics -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Air pilots -- Great Britain -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJerry Kuntz.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL540.C64 K86 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24098828M
    ISBN 109780806141497
    LC Control Number2010005962
    OCLC/WorldCa551718351


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