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2 edition of America"s front porch found in the catalog.

America"s front porch

Michael Cart

America"s front porch

the public library

by Michael Cart

  • 196 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Texas Woman"s University, School of Library and Information Studies in Denton, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libraries and community.,
  • Public libraries -- Aims and objectives.,
  • Libraries and society.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAmerica"s front porch, Lillian Bradshaw Lecture.
    StatementMichael Cart.
    ContributionsTexas Woman"s University. School of Library and Information Studies.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17 p. ;
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21288796M

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