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Dick Gibson show

by Stanley Elkin

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Published by Dalkey Archive Press in Normal, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radio broadcasters -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStanley Elkin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3555.L47 D53 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination335 p. ;
    Number of Pages335
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL363127M
    ISBN 101564781984
    LC Control Number98023359

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