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American humorists.

Thorp, Willard

American humorists.

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American wit and humor -- History and criticism,
  • Humorists, American -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    GenreJuvenile literature
    SeriesUniversity of Minnesota pamphlets on American writers -- no. 42
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p.
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23249941M


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