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Texas Empire by Matt Braun

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Published by St. Martin"s Paperbacks .
Written in English


  • Westerns,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Western,
  • Westerns - Pioneer,
  • Fiction / Westerns,
  • Westerns - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatMass Market Paperback
Number of Pages377
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9402151M
ISBN 100312960360
ISBN 109780312960360

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