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West Virginia curiosities

Rick Steelhammer

West Virginia curiosities

quirky characters, roadside oddities & other offbeat stuff

by Rick Steelhammer

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Published by Lyons Press in Guilford, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Curiosities and wonders -- West Virginia,
  • West Virginia -- Guidebooks,
  • West Virginia -- Description and travel,
  • West Virginia -- Miscellanea

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementRick Steelhammer.
    GenreGuidebooks, Miscellanea
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF239.3 .S74 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23862022M
    ISBN 109780762743810
    LC Control Number2009043090
    OCLC/WorldCa150389000

      West Virginia University students, faculty and professional artists from around the world will show off their talents as part of Curiosity Series, hosted by WVU’s College of Creative Arts.. In its second season, the Curiosity Series is a sampling of the hundreds of events presented yearly in the College of Creative Arts.


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