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Pushcart War

by Jean Merrill

Paperback, 222 pages, Random House Childrens Books, List Price: $3.99 |


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The outbreak of a war between truck drivers and pushcart peddlers brings the mounting problems of traffic to the attention of both the city of New York and the world.

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War Writ Small: Of Pushcarts And Peashooters

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