The Nittany Lion by Jackie R. Esposito

Cover of: The Nittany Lion | Jackie R. Esposito

Published by Pennsylvania State University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Universities / polytechnics,
  • Wild animals,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • History: American,
  • Pennsylvania,
  • USA,
  • History,
  • Sports,
  • United States - General

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9571152M
ISBN 100271021152
ISBN 109780271021157

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