The international dictionary of 20th-century biography by Edward Vernoff

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Published by New American Library in New York .

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StatementEdward Vernoff and Rima Shore.
ContributionsShore, Rima.
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LC ClassificationsCT103 .V38 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination819 p. ;
Number of Pages819
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2727974M
ISBN 100453005292
LC Control Number86021885

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