The life of Kenneth Tynan by Kathleen Tynan

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Published by W. Morrow in New York .

Written in English

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  • Biographie,
  • Theater critics,
  • Biography,
  • English Authors

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 527-580) and index.

Book details

StatementKathleen Tynan
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6070.Y6 Z84 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination597 p., [24] p. of plates :
Number of Pages597
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24753242M
ISBN 100688050808
ISBN 109780688050801
LC Control Number87015362
OCLC/WorldCa16090996

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