Calvin Coolidge by Greenberg, David

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Published by Times Books in New York .

Written in English

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  • Coolidge, Calvin, -- 1872-1933,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Biography,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1923-1929

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [181]-188) and index

Book details

StatementDavid Greenberg
SeriesThe American presidents series, American presidents series (Times Books (Firm))
LC ClassificationsE792 .G75 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 202 p. :
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17210971M
ISBN 100805069577
LC Control Number2006050113

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