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William Wrigley, Jr. and the Founder of Wrigley"s Chewing Gum (Lives and Times (Des Plaines, Ill.).)

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Published by Heinemann .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • History,
  • Chewing gum industry,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 1-2,
  • United States,
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • Businessmen,
  • Biography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9897307M
    ISBN 101403463611
    ISBN 109781403463616
    OCLC/WorldCa56825093


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