Baseball fiends and flying machines the many lives and outrageous times of George and Alfred Lawson by Jerry Kuntz

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Lawson, George, -- 1864-,
  • Lawson, Alfred W. -- 1869-1954,
  • Baseball -- United States -- Biography,
  • Aeronautics -- United States -- Biography,
  • Swindlers and swindling -- United States -- Biography

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementJerry Kuntz.
GenreBiography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV865.A1 K88 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23677801M
ISBN 109780786443758
LC Control Number2009034197
OCLC/WorldCa386710048

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