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The octopus

Frank Norris

The octopus

a story of California

by Frank Norris

  • 348 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by The Sun Dial Press, inc. in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • San Joaquin Valley (Calif.),
  • California
    • Subjects:
    • Mussel Slough Tragedy, 1880 -- Fiction.,
    • Wheat farmers -- Fiction.,
    • Farmers -- Fiction.,
    • San Joaquin Valley (Calif.) -- Fiction.,
    • California -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Frank Norris.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.N792 O12, PS2472 O12
      The Physical Object
      Pagination5 p. l., 361 p., 1 l.
      Number of Pages361
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6366828M
      LC Control Number38006242
      OCLC/WorldCa1806187

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