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Wildlands in our civilization

Wildlands in our civilization

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Published by Sierra Club in San Francisco .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcontributors John Collier... [et al.] ; edited, with contributions, by David Brower.
ContributionsCollier, John., Brower, David.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21876353M

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It is an incredible trick." --Kirkus Reviews (starred review) When a Category 5 tornado ravaged Mercy, Oklahoma, no family in the small town lost more than the McClouds.