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

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subject_facetAmerican wit and humor -- History and criticism
title_displayThe comedians : drunks, thieves, scoundrels, and the history of American comedy
title_fullThe Comedians Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels, and the History of American Comedy
The comedians : drunks, thieves, scoundrels, and the history of American comedy / Kliph Nesteroff
title_shortThe comedians
title_subDrunks, Thieves, Scoundrels, and the History of American Comedy
topic_facetAmerican wit and humor
History
History and criticism
Nonfiction
Performing Arts
Sociology