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Parliament of whores a lone humorist attempts to explain the entire U.S. government by P. J. O"Rourke

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Published by Pan Books in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

This ed., originally published with a new preface,1991.

StatementP.J. O"Rourke.
SeriesA Picador book
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii,233p. ;
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17346223M
ISBN 100330323695

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