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The Skeptic A Life of H. L. Mencken by Terry Teachout

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Published by HarperCollins .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Editors,
  • Journalists,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Authors, American,
  • United States,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Historical - General,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Editors, Journalists, Publishers,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Historical,
  • 20th century,
  • Mencken, H. L,
  • (Henry Louis),,
  • 1880-1956,
  • Biography

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9232002M
ISBN 100060505281
ISBN 109780060505288

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