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Tales my father told me

Esten Moen

Tales my father told me

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Published by Thirteen Towns in Fosston, Minn .
Written in English

  • Fosston (Minn.)
    • Subjects:
    • Moen, John, 1869-1949.,
    • Fosston (Minn.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Sketches illustrating this work appear in: When I was little / by Esten Moen.

      Statementby Esten Moen.
      ContributionsMoen, Esten, 1904-
      LC ClassificationsCT275.M572 M6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination82 p. :
      Number of Pages82
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6158384M
      LC Control Number54013107

        Ms. Ung's book, ''First They Killed My Father,'' describes a similar trajectory, beginning in Phnom Penh and winding to a place called Ro Leap in far western Cambodia; in , the surviving Author: Richard Bernstein.   We — my mom, my brother, and me — were in the story together. I wasn’t being told to go read to myself, while my kindergartner brother got time with my mom. It was a book we could all relate to.

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Organized chronologically by decade and subdivided by celebrity, Stories My Father Told Me offers fascinating, amusing stories that are illustrated by approximately seventy photographs.

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