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Whatever happened to Gloomy Gus of the Chicago Bears?

by Robert Coover

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Published by Linden Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRobert Coover.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3553.O633 W4 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination154 p. ;
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2374558M
ISBN 100671638130
LC Control Number87002722

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