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Rocket-powered cars

Paul Estrem

Rocket-powered cars

by Paul Estrem

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Published by Crestwood House in North Mankato, MN, U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Automobiles, Rocket-powered -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Automobiles, Rocket-powered.

  • About the Edition

    Describes the characteristics of rocket-powered cars, how and why they were developed, and their uses.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Paul Estrem ; edited by Howard Schroeder.
    SeriesSuper-charged!
    ContributionsSchroeder, Howard.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL236 .E76 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2392868M
    ISBN 100896863522
    LC Control Number87022374
    OCLC/WorldCa16578174

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