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Truck drivers in America

D. Daryl Wyckoff

Truck drivers in America

by D. Daryl Wyckoff

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Published by Lexington Books in Lexington, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Truck drivers -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementD. Daryl Wyckoff.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8039.M7952 U58
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 138 p. ;
      Number of Pages138
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4735435M
      ISBN 100669028185
      LC Control Number78024793
      OCLC/WorldCa4835170

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