The Barefoot Mailman by Theodore Pratt

Cover of: The Barefoot Mailman | Theodore Pratt

Published by Florida Classics Library .

Written in English

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  • General,
  • Biography / Autobiography

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8319980M
ISBN 100912451327
ISBN 109780912451329
OCLC/WorldCa30741550

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Pierton’s job was to take the long, often heat-scorching six-day round-trip trip between Palm Beach and Miami walking along the sandy coastline, and crossing inlets.

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