Robert Hedin: The Great Machines : Poems and Songs of the American Railroad

The Great Machines : Poems and Songs of the American Railroad


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Author: Robert Hedin
Number of Pages: 256 pages
Published Date: 01 May 1996
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
Publication Country: Iowa, United States
Language: English
ISBN: 9780877455509
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