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Amana Colonies guide to dining, lodging, and tourism

by James Strohman

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Published by Iowa State University Press in Ames .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Amana (Iowa),
  • Iowa,
  • Amana Region,
  • Amana Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Restaurants -- Iowa -- Amana Region -- Guidebooks.,
    • Hotels -- Iowa -- Amana Region -- Guidebooks.,
    • Tourism -- Iowa -- Amana Region.,
    • Amana (Iowa) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-181) and indexes.

      StatementJames Strohman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTX907.3.I82 A457 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination193 p. :
      Number of Pages193
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL666302M
      ISBN 100813828368
      LC Control Number97011967
      OCLC/WorldCa36755798

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