Henry Fonda a biography by Allen Roberts

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .

Written in English

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  • Fonda, Henry, 1905-,
  • Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statementby Allen Roberts and Max Goldstein.
ContributionsGoldstein, Max.
LC ClassificationsPN2287.F558 R63 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 199 p. :
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2867328M
ISBN 100899501141
LC Control Number84042599

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