Richard Lederer"s literary trivia

by Lederer, Richard

Publisher: Gibbs Smith in Layton, Utah

Written in English
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  • Literature -- Miscellanea

Edition Notes

StatementRichard Lederer ; illustrations by Barry Blitt.
GenreMiscellanea.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN43 .L385 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17569092M
ISBN 101423602110
ISBN 109781423602118
LC Control Number2007003010

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