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What I learned on the ranch and other stories from a West Texas childhood

by James Bruce Frazier

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by McWhiney Foundation Press, McMurry University in Abilene, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas, West,
  • Texas, West.
    • Subjects:
    • Frazier, James Bruce -- Childhood and youth.,
    • Ranch life -- Texas, West.,
    • Depressions -- 1929 -- Texas, West.,
    • Texas, West -- Social conditions.,
    • Texas, West -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesWhat I learned on the ranch
      StatementJames Bruce Frazier ; foreword by Donald S. Frazier.
      SeriesTexas heritage series ;, no. 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF392.W43 F73 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination156 p. ;
      Number of Pages156
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3678173M
      ISBN 101893114430
      LC Control Number2003018522
      OCLC/WorldCa52979013

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