Human amusements a novel by Wayne Johnston

Cover of: Human amusements | Wayne Johnston

Published by Anchor Books in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Toronto (Ont.)

Subjects:

  • Television actors and actresses -- Fiction,
  • Toronto (Ont.) -- Fiction

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementWayne Johnston.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.J599 H86 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination326 p. ;
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3382843M
ISBN 101400031974
LC Control Number2004557344

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