I"m Dying Up Here! The Great Comedians Strike of 1979 by William Knoedelseder

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Published by Tantor Media .

Written in English

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  • Unabridged Audio - Misc.Nonfiction,
  • Humor,
  • Theater - History & Criticism,
  • Comedy,
  • General,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - General,
  • Modern - 20th Century

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The Physical Object
FormatAudio CD
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9784145M
ISBN 101400101840
ISBN 109781400101849
OCLC/WorldCa435838746

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