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Fred Astaire

Joseph Epstein

Fred Astaire

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astaire, Fred, -- 1899-1987.,
  • Dancers -- United States -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-191) and index.

    StatementJoseph Epstein.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesIcons of America
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1785.A83 E68 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 198 p. :
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22971062M
    ISBN 109780300116953
    LC Control Number2008015512


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