Pioneer of Alaska skies the story of Ben Eielson by Edna Walker Chandler

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Published by Ginn in [Boston] .

Written in English

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  • Eielson, Carl Benjamin, 1897-1929 -- Juvenile literature.

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Statement[by] Edna Walker Chandler [and] Barrett Willoughby. Illustrated by Ray Quigley.
GenreJuvenile literature.
ContributionsWilloughby, Barrett, d. 1959, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL540.E45 C47
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 179 p.
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5777405M
LC Control Number59016431
OCLC/WorldCa2619150

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