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American journeys

American journeys

an anthology of travel in the United States

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Published by Travel Vision in Convent Station, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by E. D. Bennett ; foreword by Bern Keating ; consulting editors, Robert N. McCready, John I. White.
    ContributionsBennett, Earl Donald, 1916-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE161.5 .A44
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17753921M

    Journeys: An American Story captures the quintessential idea of the American dream. The individuals in this book are only a part of the brilliant mosaic of people who came to this country and made it what it is today. Read about a Governor' s grandfathers who dug ditches and cleaned sewers, laying the groundwork for a budding nation; how a future cabinet secretary crossed .


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