There ought to be a club for tall people the origin of the tall movement and the history of Tall Clubs International, 1939-1988 by Doris Chickering

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Published by D.E. Chickering in Highland, MD .

Written in English

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  • Tall Clubs International -- History.,
  • Tall people -- United States -- Societies and clubs.

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Book details

StatementDoris E. Chickering.
LC ClassificationsHS3371.U6 C48 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 244 p. :
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2413660M
LC Control Number87071685

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