Cannery Row
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Cannery Row a time to remember by Tom Weber

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Published by Orenda Unity Press in Kentfield .
Written in English


  • Steinbeck, John, -- 1902-1968,,
  • Cannery Row (Monterey, Calif.)

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Edition Notes

Cover title: John Steinbeck"s Cannery row.

Other titlesJohn Steinbeck"s Cannery row.
Statementphotography and text by Tom Weber ; foreword by John Gross.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. unpaged :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22160397M
ISBN 10091330056

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