The book"s a laugh a humorous novel by Cliff Lomax

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Published by Dorrance in Philadelphia .

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Statementby Cliff Lomax.
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LC ClassificationsPN6162 .L583
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 396 p. ;
Number of Pages396
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4567439M
ISBN 100805924655
LC Control Number77084028
OCLC/WorldCa3671002

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