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McGoorty the story of a billiard bum by Byrne, Robert

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Published by Lyle Stuart in Secaucus, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • McGoorty, Danny, 1901-1970.,
  • Billiard players -- United States -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementRobert Byrne.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV891 .B97 1972
The Physical Object
Pagination229 p. ;
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4771938M
LC Control Number78188628

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