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San Miguel Island

Betsy Lester Roberti

San Miguel Island

my childhood memoir, 1930-1942

by Betsy Lester Roberti

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Published by Santa Cruz Island Foundation in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roberti, Betsy Lester, -- 1933- -- Childhood and youth -- Anecdotes,
  • Lester family -- Anecdotes,
  • San Miguel Island (Calif.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 129).

    StatementBetsy Lester Roberti ; introduction & footnotes by Marla Daily.
    GenreAnecdotes.
    SeriesSanta Cruz Island Foundation occasional paper -- no. 10
    ContributionsSanta Cruz Island Foundation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF868.S23 R6 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 130 p. :
    Number of Pages130
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22553336M
    ISBN 101886342091
    LC Control Number2008276287
    OCLC/WorldCa257558394

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