2 edition of View from a Mississippi River cotton sack found in the catalog.
View from a Mississippi River cotton sack
Frances Brinkley Cowden
|Statement||written and illustrated by Frances Brinkley Cowden ; edited by Marcelle B. Zarshenas.|
|Contributions||Zarshenas, Marcelle B.|
|LC Classifications||PS3553.O896 V54 1993b|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||57 p. :|
|Number of Pages||57|
|LC Control Number||93079788|
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