giant book of more strange but true sports stories by Howard Liss

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Published by Random House in New York .

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  • Sports -- Juvenile literature.,
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Describes true incidents from the world of sports--many humorous, all unusual.

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Statementby Howard Liss ; illustrated by Joe Mathieu.
ContributionsMathieu, Joseph, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV707 .L56 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination152 p. :
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3493339M
LC Control Number82013236

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