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Potato City nature, history, and community in the Age of Sprawl by Sue Leaf

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Published by Borealis Books in St. Paul .
Written in English



  • North Branch (Minn.),
  • Minnesota,
  • North Branch.,
  • North Branch


  • Community life -- Minnesota -- North Branch.,
  • Potato growers -- Minnesota -- North Branch -- History.,
  • Natural history -- Minnesota -- North Branch.,
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Minnesota -- North Branch.,
  • Human ecology -- Minnesota -- North Branch.,
  • Cities and towns -- Minnesota -- Growth -- Case studies.,
  • Suburbs -- Environmental aspects -- Minnesota -- Case studies.,
  • North Branch (Minn.) -- History.,
  • North Branch (Minn.) -- Social conditions.,
  • North Branch (Minn.) -- Environmental conditions.

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Edition Notes

StatementSue Leaf.
GenreCase studies.
LC ClassificationsF614.N58 L43 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination210 p. ;
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3290860M
ISBN 100873515072
LC Control Number2004006335

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