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The maverick and the machine

Governor Dan Walker tells his story

by Daniel Walker

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Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale, IL .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDan Walker ; edited by Peggy Lang.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 338 p. :
Number of Pages338
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22752498M
ISBN 109780809327560
OCLC/WorldCa72698522

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