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A thousand clowns

Herb Gardner

A thousand clowns

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth, Middlesex, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprint. Originally published: New York : Random House, 1962.

StatementHerb Gardner.
SeriesPenguin plays
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3513.A6333 T4 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 126 p. ;
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3498867M
ISBN 100140482024
LC Control Number82019025
OCLC/WorldCa8928825

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[Herb Gardner] -- A THOUSAND CLOWNS: Murray Burns (formerly of the Chuckles the Chipmunk show) and his precocious nephew Nick, have a far from humdrum life together- until two social workers come to investigate.

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