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Long Lance the fascinating life of an imposter by Donald B. Smith

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Published by Red Deer Press in Red Deer, Alta .
Written in English


  • Buffalo Child Long Lance, -- 1890-1932.,
  • Indians of North America -- Canada -- Biography.,
  • Impostors and imposture -- Canada -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDonald B. Smith.
The Physical Object
Pagination400 p. :
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17702460M
ISBN 100889951977
LC Control Number99910584

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