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Who’s to Say What’s Obscene

Politics, Culture and Comedy in America Today

by Paul Krassner

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Published by City Lights Books in San Francisco, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Satire, American

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Paul Krassner ; introduction by Arianna Huffington ; foreword by Wavy Gravy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3561.R286 W47 2009
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Pagination242p.
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23148195M
    ISBN 109780872865013
    LC Control Number2009002813


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