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2 edition of Astaire found in the catalog.

Astaire

Thomas, Bob

Astaire

the man, the dancer

by Thomas, Bob

  • 344 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astaire, Fred.,
  • Dancers -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Motion picture actor and actresses -- United States -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Bob Thomas with comments by Fred Astaire.
    ContributionsAstaire, Fred.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination340 p. :
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18864966M
    ISBN 100297784021

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