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encyclopedia of twentieth-century athletes

by Mike McGovern

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Published by Facts on File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Athletes -- Biography -- Encyclopedias.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 401-406) and index.

    Other titlesEncyclopedia of 20th-century athletes
    StatementMike McGovern.
    GenreBiography, Encyclopedias.
    SeriesFacts on File sports library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV697.A1 M355 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 420 p. :
    Number of Pages420
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6790612M
    ISBN 10081604242X
    LC Control Number00052763

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