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A couple of comedians

Don Carpenter

A couple of comedians

a novel

by Don Carpenter

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Don Carpenter.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.C2885 Co, PS3553.A76 Co
The Physical Object
Pagination220 p. ;
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4414309M
ISBN 100671228390
LC Control Number79018103

Don Carpenter (Ma – J ) was an American writer, best known as the author of Hard Rain wrote numerous novels, novellas, short stories and screenplays over the course of a year career that took him from a childhood in Berkeley, California and the Pacific Northwest to the corridors of power and ego in Hollywood.A close observer of human frailty, his writing. Explore our list of Comedians - Biography Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters.

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