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A theater of our own a history and a memoir of 1,001 nights in Chicago by Richard Christiansen

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Published by Northwestern University Press in Evanston, Ill .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Illinois,
  • Chicago

Subjects:

  • Theater -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 19th century,
  • Theater -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-303) and index.

StatementRichard Christiansen ; foreword by Brian Dennehy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2277.C4 C57 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 317 p. :
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3296461M
ISBN 100810120410
LC Control Number2004020389

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