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saga of Jean Lafitte word portraits of a picturesque southern pirate: History and romance of the Texas coast. by Hunter, Theresa Moore Mrs.

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Published by Naylor in San Antonio, Tex .
Written in English


  • Laffite, Jean.

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StatementBy Theresa M. Hunter. Illustrations by Frank Anthony Stanush.
LC ClassificationsF374 .L15
The Physical Object
Pagination109 p.
Number of Pages109
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6413794M
LC Control Number41002130

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