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The man who reached the moon

Roscoe Fleming

The man who reached the moon

and other poems.

by Roscoe Fleming

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Published by Golden Press] in [Lakewood, Colo .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. ;
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15567581M
OCLC/WorldCa18120870


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