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Death valley men

Bourke Lee

Death valley men

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Published by The Macmillan company in New York .
Written in English

  • Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
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    • Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)

    • Edition Notes

      Maps on lining-papers.

      Statementby Bourke Lee.
      LC ClassificationsF868.D2 L36
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix p., 1 l., 319 p.
      Number of Pages319
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6773018M
      LC Control Number32010090

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), chapter: "Old Gold", describes a conversation which he had several years ago with a small group of Death valley residents. The conversation had eventually turned to the subject of Paihute Indian legends. At one point. I believe this is a read for men and women, boys and girls of every age.

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Ruth Woodman would go on to write all of the scripts for the first five years of the half-hour “Death Valley Days” syndicated television series (which ran from ) and also serving as story editor and continuing to write scripts for the series.

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