Detroit ghosts by Mimi Staver

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Published by Schiffer Pub. Ltd. in Atglen, PA .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Ghosts -- Michigan -- Detroit

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementMimi Staver.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF1472.U6 S737 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination158 p. :
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23667898M
ISBN 109780764331794
LC Control Number2008942477
OCLC/WorldCa264045372

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