Gregory Peck a biography by Michael Freedland

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Published by W. Morrow in New York .

Written in English

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  • Biography,
  • Motion picture actors and actresses

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Statementby Michael Freedland
LC ClassificationsPN2287.P35 F7 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination250 p., [12] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24764530M
ISBN 100688036198
ISBN 109780688036195
LC Control Number80082359

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