We made it through the winter: a memoir of northern Minnesota boyhood.

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Published by Minnesota Historical Society in St. Paul .

Written in English

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  • Minnesota,
  • Minnesota.

Subjects:

  • O"Meara, Walter -- Childhood and youth.,
  • O"Meara, Walter -- Homes and haunts -- Minnesota.,
  • Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- Minnesota.,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Minnesota -- Social life and customs.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

SeriesPublications of the Minnesota Historical Society, Publications of the Minnesota Historical Society.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3529.M4 Z527
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 128 p.
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5055796M
ISBN 100873510925
LC Control Number74018369
OCLC/WorldCa1046901

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