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The Cherokee Strip: A Tale of an Oklahoma Boyhood by  Marquis James - Hardcover - 4th Printing - 1946 - from The Bookworm and Biblio.com

The Cherokee Strip: A Tale of an Oklahoma Boyhood

by James, Marquis

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New York: Viking Press, 1946. Hardbound . 4th Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: blue cloth with red text and decorations; the top edges near the corners are rubbed, otherwise a Very Good+ book, with a Very Good dust jacket; the jacket is price clipped. Dust jacket design by Sol Immerman, adapted from a painting by R W Lindneux Marquis James, who won two Pulitzer Prizes for biography, here tells his own life story. The author's father took part in the famous Oklahoma Land Run of 1893, and he grew up in the town of Enid in the Strip. Six-Guns, Number 1155. Originally published in 1945; this is a later printing. 8vo (about 8.5 inches tall) 294 pages. Map endpapers.


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