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3 edition of From the bottom of Gold Mountain found in the catalog.

From the bottom of Gold Mountain

a biography of Soleng Tom

by Del Reitz

  • 206 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Signature Design Associates in Tucson, Ariz .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Chinese Americans,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDel Reitz
    The Physical Object
    Pagination129 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages129
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24981560M
    OCLC/WorldCa24139800

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