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Hitchhiking in America

Dale Carpenter

Hitchhiking in America

using the golden thumb

by Dale Carpenter

  • 376 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Lies Told Press in [South Hackensack, N.J.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Hitchhiking -- United States.,
    • United States -- Tours.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 117-125) and index.

      Statement[Dale Carpenter].
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE158 .C35 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination136 p. :
      Number of Pages136
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1511246M
      ISBN 100963191004
      LC Control Number93193840
      OCLC/WorldCa29846961


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