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Sexual Perversity in Chicago and the Duck Variations

Two Plays

by David Mamet

  • 145 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Grove Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama texts: from c 1900 -,
  • American,
  • Drama / American,
  • Plays / Drama

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7875199M
    ISBN 10080215011X
    ISBN 109780802150110

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