New York times great lives of the twentieth century by Gelb, Arthur

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Published by Times Books in New York, NY .

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  • Biography -- 20th century.,
  • Obituaries.,
  • Celebrities -- Biography.

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Other titlesNew York times., Great lives of the twentieth century.
Statementedited by Arthur Gelb, A.M. Rosenthal, and Marvin Siegel.
ContributionsGelb, Arthur, 1924-, Rosenthal, A. M. 1922-, Siegel, Marvin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCT120 .N46 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 723 p. :
Number of Pages723
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2527038M
ISBN 100812916255
LC Control Number88002263

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