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No good mothers-in-law by Steve Kirschner

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Published by Pocket Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Mothers-in-law -- Humor.,
  • Mothers-in-law -- Caricatures and cartoons.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Steve Kirschner and illustrated by John Huehnergarth.
ContributionsHuehnergarth, John.
LC ClassificationsPN6231.M682 K57 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination[77] p. :
Number of Pages77
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2601338M
ISBN 100671496743
LC Control Number85158637

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