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Published by G.K. Hall in Thorndike, Me .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • North Carolina

Subjects:

  • Older men -- Fiction,
  • Boys -- Fiction,
  • Large type books,
  • North Carolina -- Fiction

Book details:

About the Edition

In The Old Man and The Boy, Robert Ruark has written a classic. The story of this fabulous friendship has no parallel in modern literature. It has already been acclaimed as one of the most moving and beautifully written tales of this or any other decade.

Edition Notes

StatementRobert Ruark ; illustrated with line drawings by Walter Dower.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3535.U15 O4 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination402 p. (large print) :
Number of Pages402
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1082181M
ISBN 100816159661
LC Control Number94005764

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