A history of dog sledding in New England by Bruce D. Heald

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Published by History Press in Charleston, SC .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Mushers,
  • Dogsledding,
  • Sled dog racing,
  • Biography,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementBruce D. Heald
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSF440.15 .H435 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25077829M
ISBN 109781609492649
LC Control Number2011019689

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