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The prizefighter and the playwright

Jay R. Tunney

The prizefighter and the playwright

Gene Tunney and Bernard Shaw

by Jay R. Tunney

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Published by Firefly Books in Richmond Hill, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Friends and associates,
  • Celebrities,
  • Biography,
  • Boxers (Sports),
  • Irish Dramatists

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Jay R. Tunney ; with an introduction by Christopher Newton
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT120 .T86 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination287 p. :
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25003277M
    ISBN 101554076412
    ISBN 109781554076413
    LC Control Number2010549093

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