The John Wayne story by George Carpozi

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Published by Dell in New York .

Written in English

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StatementGeorge Carpozi, Jr
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 948 vol. 8
The Physical Object
Pagination271 p., [4] p. of plates :
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24510893M
ISBN 100440142474
LC Control Number98809404

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