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An American homeplace

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Published by University Press of Virginia in Charlottesville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Highland County (Va.),
  • Virginia,
  • Highland County.
    • Subjects:
    • McCaig, Donald -- Homes and haunts -- Virginia.,
    • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • Farm life -- Virginia -- Highland County.,
    • Sheep ranchers -- Virginia -- Biography.,
    • Highland County (Va.) -- Social life and customs.,
    • Virginia -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.,
    • Highland County (Va.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: New York : Crown, c1992.

      StatementDonald McCaig.
      SeriesThe Virginia bookshelf
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3563.A2555 Z463 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 228 p. :
      Number of Pages228
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL669219M
      ISBN 100813917751
      LC Control Number97015051
      OCLC/WorldCa36942414


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