George Washington slept here comedy in three acts by Moss Hart

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Statementby Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman
ContributionsKaufman, George S. (George Simon), 1889-1961, joint author
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LC ClassificationsPS3315.A7943 G4 1968
The Physical Object
Pagination93 p. ;
Number of Pages93
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24208081M
OCLC/WorldCa2290743

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