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Prick up your ears

the biography of Joe Orton

by John Lahr

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Knopf : distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Orton, Joe,
  • Dramatists, English -- 20th century -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn Lahr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6065.R7 Z77
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 302 p., [8] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4720162M
    ISBN 100394501535
    LC Control Number78007130

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