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The Parisian jazz chronicles

Michael Zwerin

The Parisian jazz chronicles

an improvisational memoir

by Michael Zwerin

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, CT .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMike Zwerin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 214 p. ;
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22718824M
ISBN 100300108060


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