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Published by Random house in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Subjects:

  • Motion picture industry -- Fiction.,
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Fiction.

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.W51952 Day, PS3545.E8334 Day, Microfilm 77914 PZ
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p.l., 3-238 p.
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6386839M
LC Control Number39012578

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