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James Thurber his life and times by Harrison Kinney

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Published by H. Holt and Co in New York .
Written in English


  • Thurber, James, -- 1894-1961 -- Biography.,
  • Humorists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Cartoonists -- United States -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. (1093)-1105)and index.

StatementHarrison Kinney.
LC ClassificationsPS3569.H94
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 1238 p., (32) p. of plates :
Number of Pages1238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22242812M
ISBN 10080503966X

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