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Ranger confidential

Andrea Lankford

Ranger confidential

living, working, and dying in the national parks

by Andrea Lankford

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Published by FalconGuides in Guilford, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Park rangers,
  • Outdoor life,
  • National parks and reserves,
  • Local History,
  • Women park rangers,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAndrea Lankford
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB481.6.L36 A3 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 245 p. ;
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24803620M
    ISBN 109780762752638
    LC Control Number2010002385


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