The comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels, and the History of American Comedy

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subject_facet American wit and humor -- History and criticism
title_display The comedians : drunks, thieves, scoundrels, and the history of American comedy
title_full The Comedians Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels, and the History of American Comedy, The comedians : drunks, thieves, scoundrels, and the history of American comedy / Kliph Nesteroff
title_short The comedians :
title_sub Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels, and the History of American Comedy
topic_facet American wit and humor, Biography & Autobiography, History and criticism, Nonfiction, Performing Arts, Sociology