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6 edition of Yosemite in the 1930s found in the catalog.

Yosemite in the 1930s

a remembrance

by Fernando PenМѓalosa

  • 16 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Quaking Aspen Books in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Yosemite National Park (Calif.),
  • Yosemite Valley (Calif.)
    • Subjects:
    • National parks and reserves,
    • Yosemite National Park (Calif.),
    • Yosemite Valley (Calif.) -- Personal narratives.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-213) and index.

      StatementFernando Peñalosa.
      GenrePersonal narratives.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF868.Y6 P36 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 219 p. :
      Number of Pages219
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3318000M
      ISBN 101886502412
      LC Control Number2004268056
      OCLC/WorldCa51518823


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Yosemite in the 1930s by Fernando PenМѓalosa Download PDF EPUB FB2

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