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Fleischman, Sid
Boston : Little Brown, 1978.
IL 4-6 .
ISBN 0440414032
Country Licks - could have been Mark Twain characters -- Father goes off for periods of time and leaves the family to fend for itself. Once, times get so bad they are forced to leave for Humbug Mountain, their grandfather's "estate". It turns out father prints a newspaper which inadvertently starts a gold rush. Adventures and misadventures keep you reading even though you shake you head saying -- that preposterous!
SUBJECTS:     West (U.S.) -- Fiction
                        Humorous stories


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