Bing Crosby the hollow man by Donald Shepherd

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Published by W.H. Allen in London .

Written in English

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  • Crosby, Bing, -- 1904-1977.,
  • Singers -- United States -- Biography.

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Statementby Donald Shepherd and Robert F. Slatzer.
SeriesA Star book
ContributionsSlatzer, Robert F.
LC ClassificationsML420.C/
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,326p. :
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17403747M
ISBN 100352311487

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