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Lu and the Swamp Ghost

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Published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English



  • Louisiana


  • Friendship -- Fiction,
  • Tramps -- Fiction,
  • Depressions -- 1929 -- Fiction,
  • Louisiana -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJames Carville with Patricia C. McKissack ; illustrated by David Catrow.
ContributionsMcKissack, Pat, 1944-, Catrow, David, ill.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.C2627 Lu 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3676629M
ISBN 100689865600
LC Control Number2003014679

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