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Mischief in the Catskills

a Ward Eastman mystery and five short stories

by Norman J. Van Valkenburgh

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Published by Purple Mountain Press in Fleischmanns, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Eastman, Ward (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
    • Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Norman J. Van Valkenburgh.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3572.A5445 M57 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination159 p. ;
      Number of Pages159
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL363779M
      ISBN 100935796940
      LC Control Number98024034
      OCLC/WorldCa39045239

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