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Published by Sierra Club Books, distributed by Bradbury Press in San Francisco, Scarsdale, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States,
  • Agriculture -- Social aspects -- United States,
  • United States -- Rural conditions

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Wendell Berry.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD1761 .B47
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 228 p. ;
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4537630M
ISBN 100871561948
LC Control Number77003729

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