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Swedish Mecca of the plains

Robert E. Segerhammar

Swedish Mecca of the plains

a novel about Lindsborg, Kansas, and the Smoky Valley during the middle years, 1904-1928

by Robert E. Segerhammar

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Published by Smoky Valley Historical Publications in Lindsborg, Kan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lindsborg (Kan.)
    • Subjects:
    • Swedish Americans -- Fiction.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Fiction.,
    • Lindsborg (Kan.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Robert E. Segerhammar ; illustrated by Norman Malm.
      SeriesThe Saga of Smoky Hill ;, 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3569.E435 S24 1991 vol.2
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 292 p. :
      Number of Pages292
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1416371M
      ISBN 100918331048
      LC Control Number93025917

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