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3 edition of Danny La Rue found in the catalog.

Danny La Rue

life"s a drag

by Peter Underwood

  • 144 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Star Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • La Rue, Danny.,
  • Impersonators, Female.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Underwood.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2598.L/
    The Physical Object
    Pagination151p.,(8)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages151
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15011911M
    ISBN 100352398264

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