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Water for a thirsty land

Norma C. Shirck

Water for a thirsty land

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Published by R.E. Shirck in Omaha, Neb .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mirage Flats (Neb.),
  • Nebraska,
  • Mirage Flats
    • Subjects:
    • Schmidt family.,
    • Shirck, Norma C.,
    • Danish Americans -- Nebraska -- Mirage Flats -- Biography.,
    • Mirage Flats (Neb.) -- Biography.,
    • Mirage Flats (Neb.) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Norma C. Shirck.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF674.M54 S55 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination209 p. :
      Number of Pages209
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2789715M
      LC Control Number83217123


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