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Ball of fire

the tumultuous life and comic art of Lucille Ball

by Stefan Kanfer

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Ball, Lucille, 1911-,
    • Entertainers -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [321]-342) and index.

      StatementStefan Kanfer.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2287.B16 K36 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 361 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages361
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3566480M
      ISBN 100375413154
      LC Control Number2002043090

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