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8 edition of The Story Behind Gold (True Stories) found in the catalog.

The Story Behind Gold (True Stories)

by Elizabeth Raum

  • 224 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Heinemann Library in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gold,
  • Gold -- History,
  • Gold mines and mining -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementElizabeth Raum.
    SeriesTrue stories
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE391.G6 .R38 2008
    The Physical Object
    FormatTrade Book
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17103853M
    ISBN 109781432923402
    LC Control Number2008037525
    OCLC/WorldCa244476623

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