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A Diary of the Century

Tales from America"s Greatest Diarist

by Edward Robb Ellis

  • 339 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Kodansha Amer Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Other prose: from c 1900 -,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Journalism

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPete Hamill (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages580
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8689189M
    ISBN 101568361653
    ISBN 109781568361659
    OCLC/WorldCa231145681


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