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Cemeteries of the Eastern Sierra (CA) by Gena Philibert-Ortega

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Published by Arcadia Publishing .
Written in English


  • California - Local History,
  • History,
  • History - U.S,
  • History: American,
  • Death & Dying,
  • United States,
  • CA,
  • History / United States / General,
  • United States - State & Local - West

Book details:

Edition Notes

Images of America

The Physical Object
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7902349M
ISBN 100738547867
ISBN 109780738547862

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