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8 edition of Guys write for Guys Read found in the catalog.

Guys write for Guys Read

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Published by Viking in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Men -- Literary collections,
  • American literature -- Male authors,
  • Children"s literature, American

  • About the Edition

    There"s something for every guy in this collection of stories, mini-memoirs, advice, poems, comics and drawings chosen by readers on the Guys Read web site.

    Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Jon Scieszka.
    GenreLiterary collections, Male authors
    ContributionsScieszka, Jon.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 p. :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23273847M
    ISBN 100670060070
    LC Control Number2004028984

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