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A rose for Mrs. Miniver

the life of Greer Garson

by Michael Troyan

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by The University Press of Kentucky in Lexington, KY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Garson, Greer, 1908-,
    • Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [405]-442) and index.

      StatementMichael Troyan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2287.G393 T76 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 463 p. :
      Number of Pages463
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL375653M
      ISBN 100813120942
      LC Control Number98037542


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