Almanac of Famous People A Comprehensive Reference Guide to More Than 30,000 Famous and Infamous Newsmakers from Biblical Times to the Present) by Frank V. Castronova

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Written in English

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  • Biography: general,
  • Family history,
  • Genealogy,
  • Reference works,
  • Rich & Famous,
  • Reference,
  • Almanacs

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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages2839
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Open LibraryOL8145480M
ISBN 10078760044X
ISBN 109780787600440

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The People’s Almanac Irving Wallace was a bestselling author who liked to write about working class Americans and other types of “underdogs”.

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