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Bucking the tiger

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Published by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Holliday, John Henry, -- 1851-1887 -- Fiction,
  • Gamblers -- Fiction,
  • Dentists -- Fiction,
  • Outlaws -- Fiction,
  • Biographical fiction,
  • Western stories

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBruce Olds.
    GenreFiction
    The Physical Object
    Pagination371 p.
    Number of Pages371
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23246223M
    ISBN 100374117276
    LC Control Number00068172

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