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Washington sideshow

Edo McCullough

Washington sideshow

pursuit of pleasure in the nation"s capital and in the field under nine presidents

by Edo McCullough

  • 134 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by M. Jones Co. in Francestown, N.H .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (D.C.),
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • McCullough, Edo.,
    • Presidents -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Washington (D.C.) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdo McCullough.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE176.1 .M42 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 447 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages447
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3515478M
      LC Control Number82083259

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