Canyon: the story of the last rustic community in metropolitan America. by John Van der Zee

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in New York .

Written in English

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  • California,
  • Contra Costa County.


  • Village communities -- California -- Contra Costa County.,
  • Water districts -- California -- Contra Costa County.,
  • Hippies -- California -- Contra Costa County.

Book details

LC ClassificationsHN79.C22 C658
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 170 p.
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5708212M
ISBN 100151154007
LC Control Number70174516

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