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Stuck rubber baby by Howard Cruse

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Published by HarperPerennial in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Gay men -- Comic books, strips, etc,
  • Civil rights -- Fiction,
  • United States -- Race relations -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Howard Cruse ; [introduction by Tony Kushner].
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 210 p. :
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14418614M
ISBN 100060977132

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