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Oddball Florida

a guide to some really strange places

by Jerome Pohlen

  • 192 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Chicago Review Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Florida
    • Subjects:
    • Curiosities and wonders -- Florida -- Guidebooks,
    • Florida -- Guidebooks,
    • Florida -- History, Local -- Miscellanea

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJerome Pohlen.
      GenreGuidebooks., Miscellanea.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF309.3 .P636 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 301 p. :
      Number of Pages301
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3675208M
      ISBN 101556525036
      LC Control Number2003010819

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