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Seward"s folly

Edison Marshall

Seward"s folly

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Published by Little, Brown and company in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Edison Marshall.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.M3565 Se, PS3525.A7266 Se
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. l., 312 p.
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6666218M
LC Control Number24015290
OCLC/WorldCa1739485


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But few know the rest of the story. This book aims to correct that. Lee Farrow offers here a detailed account of just what the Alaska Purchase was, how it came about, its impact at the time, and more.

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