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Published by Crowell-Collier Press in [New York] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ross, John, 1790-1866 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Ross, John, 1790-1866,
  • Cherokee Indians -- Kings and rulers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Cherokee Indians -- History -- Juvenile literature

Book details:

About the Edition

A biography of the Cherokee chief who struggled to maintain his tribe"s independence and rights to its homeland.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [115]-116.

StatementIllus. by John Wagner.
ContributionsWagner, John, illus.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE90.R78 C55
The Physical Object
Pagination118 p.
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5314430M
LC Control Number72112283

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