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A way to see the world

from Texas to Transylvania with a maverick traveler

by Thomas Swick

  • 63 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Lyons Press in Guilford, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swick, Thomas -- Travel.,
  • Voyages and travels.,
  • Travelers" writings, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFrom Texas to Transylvania with a maverick traveler
    StatementThomas Swick.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG155.A1 S95 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 388 p. ;
    Number of Pages388
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3320525M
    ISBN 101592281702
    LC Control Number2004272538
    OCLC/WorldCa52979623

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