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An encyclopedia of modern American humor.

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Published by Modern Library in New York .
Written in English


  • Humorous stories, American,
  • American wit and humor

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Edition Notes

StatementDrawings by Doug Anderson.
SeriesThe Modern library of the world"s best books. [A Modern library giant, G-81]
LC ClassificationsPZ1.C35 En3
The Physical Object
Pagination688 p.
Number of Pages688
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6245797M
LC Control Number58006366

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