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Pulling down the barn

memories of a rural childhood

by Anne-Marie Oomen

  • 341 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Wayne State University Press in Detroit .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oceana County (Mich.),
  • Michigan,
  • Oceana County.,
  • Oceana County
    • Subjects:
    • Oomen, Anne-Marie -- Childhood and youth.,
    • Country life -- Michigan -- Oceana County.,
    • Farm life -- Michigan -- Oceana County.,
    • Farmers -- Michigan -- Oceana County -- Biography.,
    • Girls -- Michigan -- Oceana County -- Biography.,
    • Oceana County (Mich.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.,
    • Oceana County (Mich.) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAnne-Marie Oomen.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesGreat Lakes books
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF572.O3 O58 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 138 p. ;
      Number of Pages138
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3290895M
      ISBN 100814332331
      LC Control Number2004006440
      OCLC/WorldCa54844019


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