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4 edition of Stock cars found in the catalog.

Stock cars

Paul Mason

Stock cars

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Published by Smart Apple Media in Mankato, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stock car racing -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Paul Mason.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    SeriesMotorsports
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1029.9.S74 M3275 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23687938M
    ISBN 109781599204086
    LC Control Number2009033533
    OCLC/WorldCa432443170

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