Rip Van Winkle by Catherine Storr

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Published by Raintree Childrens Books in Milwaukee .

Written in English

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  • Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.),
  • New York (State)


  • Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) -- Fiction,
  • New York (State) -- Fiction

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A man who sleeps for twenty years in the Catskill Mountains wakes to a much-changed world.

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Book details

Statementretold by Catherine Storr ; illustrated by Peter Wingham.
ContributionsIrving, Washington, 1783-1859., Wingham, Peter, ill.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.S8857 Ri 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination[32] p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3184212M
ISBN 100817221085
LC Control Number83026996

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