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The Portable Curmudgeon

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Published by New American Library in New York, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quotations, English.,
  • American wit and humor.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled and edited by Jon Winokur.
    ContributionsWinokur, Jon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6083 .P48 1987
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Paginationxiii, 299 p. :
    Number of Pages299
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2382517M
    ISBN 100453005659
    LC Control Number87011236

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