Talking mules & other folks a fable by Lorraine Johnson-Coleman

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Published by Hill Street Press in Athens, Ga .

Written in English

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  • North Carolina


  • Holidays -- Fiction,
  • Mules -- Fiction,
  • North Carolina -- Fiction

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Other titlesTalking mules and other folks
StatementLorraine Johnson-Coleman.
LC ClassificationsPS3560.O38685 T35 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3949271M
ISBN 10158818045X
LC Control Number2001039916

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