From a Wooden Canoe Reflections on Canoeing, Camping, and Classic Equipment by Jerry Dennis

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Published by St. Martin"s Griffin .

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  • Camping,
  • Canoeing,
  • Essays,
  • Canoes and canoeing,
  • Sports & Recreation / Camping,
  • Sports & Recreation / Essays,
  • Sports & Recreation-Canoeing,
  • Sports & Recreation-Essays,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports

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Book details

ContributionsGlenn Wolff (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9552641M
ISBN 10031226738X
ISBN 109780312267384

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