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The invention of Lefse

Larry Woiwode

The invention of Lefse

a Christmas story

by Larry Woiwode

  • 398 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Crossway in Wheaton, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poor families,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLarry Woiwode
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3573.O4 I58 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62 p. :
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25138274M
    ISBN 109781433527364, 9781433527395
    LC Control Number2011005642


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