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3 edition of Paper lion. found in the catalog.

Paper lion.

George Plimpton

Paper lion.

by George Plimpton

  • 244 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Deutsch .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published Harper & Row,1966.

The Physical Object
Pagination365p.,ill.,22cm
Number of Pages365
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14968988M
ISBN 100233959386
OCLC/WorldCa15708086

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