Behind these mountains Noxon, Heron, Trout Creek, Bull River, Smeads by Mona Leeson Vanek

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Published by M.L. Vanek in Colville, Washington .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Clark Fork Valley (Mont. and Idaho),
  • Columbia River Valley,
  • Columbia River Valley.

Subjects:

  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Clark Fork Valley (Mont. and Idaho),
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Columbia River Valley.,
  • Clark Fork Valley (Mont. and Idaho) -- History.,
  • Clark Fork Valley (Mont. and Idaho) -- Biography.,
  • Columbia River Valley -- History.,
  • Columbia River Valley -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Mona Leeson Vanek.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF737.C55 V36 1986
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Paginationv. <1-3 > :
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2421170M
ISBN 100940151219
LC Control Number87105288

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