The Death of James Dean

Cover of: The Death of James Dean | Warren N. Beath

Published by Grove Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Dean, James,,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • United States,
  • Motion picture actors and actresses,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Motion picture actors and actr,
  • Death and burial,
  • Acting & Auditioning,
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Entertainment & Performing Arts,
  • Biography & Autobiography-General,
  • Performing Arts / Acting & Auditioning,
  • Biography,
  • 1931-1955,
  • Dean, James

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7874570M
ISBN 100802131433
ISBN 109780802131430
OCLC/WorldCa19574407

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