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Tom the steeple jack, or, Winning a living by nerve, and other stories

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Published by Harry E. Wolff in New York .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Other titlesWinning a living by nerve.
Statementby a self-made man
SeriesFame and fortune weekly. Stories of boys who make money -- no. 909. New York, March 2, 1923. Price 7 cents
The Physical Object
Pagination28, [4] p. ;
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26632997M

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