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The Congress of Clowns and other Russian circus acts

Joel Schechter

The Congress of Clowns and other Russian circus acts

by Joel Schechter

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Published by Kropotkin Club of San Francisco in San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Russian Political satire,
  • Theater,
  • Clowns

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Joel Schechter
    ContributionsPaul Avrich Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1805.S65 S34 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. ;
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25039401M
    LC Control Number2011659791

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