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Published by Little Bookroom in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Marx, Harpo, 1888-1964 -- Childhood and youth.,
  • Comedians -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Harpo Marx with Rowland Barber ; with an introduction by E.L. Doctorow.
GenreBiography.
ContributionsBarber, Rowland.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2287.M54 A3 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination55 p. :
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6793549M
ISBN 101892145065
LC Control Number00060643

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