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Lyndon, an oral biography

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Johnson, Lyndon B. 1908-1973,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMerle Miller.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE847 .M54 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 645 p. ;
      Number of Pages645
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4092272M
      ISBN 100399123571, 0399124977
      LC Control Number80000273


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