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October 1964 by David Halberstam

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Published by Fawcett Columbine in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • New York Yankees (Baseball team),
  • St. Louis Cardinals (Baseball team),
  • World Series (Baseball)

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDavid Halberstam.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 380 p. :
Number of Pages380
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13626984M
ISBN 100449983676
LC Control Number94090789
OCLC/WorldCa32604000

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