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3 edition of Pioneers on skis found in the catalog.

Pioneers on skis

Erling Strom

Pioneers on skis

by Erling Strom

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Smith Clove Press in Central Valley, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Strom, Erling, 1897-,
  • Skiers -- Biography,
  • Cross-country skiing

  • Edition Notes

    Autobiographical.

    StatementErling Strom ; with an introd. by Lowell Thomas.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV854.2.S85 A36
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 239 p. :
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4900156M
    LC Control Number76044187

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More than an autobiography (this book) tells the life of Erling Strom and also recounts adventures with his pioneer friends on skis, including Lars Haugen, the Marquis Albizzi, Leonhard Seppala, Herman Johnansen and Alfred Lindley. Pioneers on skis book book is filled with anecdotes which are in turn exciting, humorous, tender and revealing."5/5(2).

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