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The little girl who fought the Great Depression

John F. Kasson

The little girl who fought the Great Depression

Shirley Temple and 1930s America

by John F. Kasson

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization,
  • Depressions,
  • Motion picture actors and actresses,
  • Intellectual life,
  • Popular culture,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-477).

    Other titlesShirley Temple and 1930s America
    StatementJohn F. Kasson
    SeriesThorndike Press large print nonfiction, Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series
    The Physical Object
    Pagination481 pages (large print)
    Number of Pages481
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27158305M
    ISBN 101410469123
    ISBN 109781410469120
    LC Control Number2014006523
    OCLC/WorldCa870290024, 870292693

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