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Native American son

Kate Buford

Native American son

the life and sporting legend of Jim Thorpe

by Kate Buford

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Athletes,
  • Indian athletes,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKate Buford
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV697.T5 B84 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25067305M
    ISBN 109780803240896
    LC Control Number2011041460

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