John L. Lewis an unauthorized biography. by Saul David Alinsky

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  • Lewis, John Llewellyn, 1880-1969

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Includes bibliographical references.

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LC ClassificationsHD8073.L4 A5 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 389 p.
Number of Pages389
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4576283M
ISBN 100394708822
LC Control Number77128443

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