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Overweight sensation

Cohen, Mark

Overweight sensation

the life and comedy of Allan Sherman

by Cohen, Mark

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Published by Brandeis University Press in Waltham, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Parody in music,
  • History and criticism,
  • Comedians,
  • Lyricists,
  • Humorous songs,
  • Jewish comedians,
  • Singers,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical and discographical references (p. 324-339) and index.

    Other titlesLife and comedy of Allan Sherman
    StatementMark Cohen
    SeriesBrandeis series in American Jewish history, culture, and life, Brandeis series in American Jewish history, culture, and life
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML420.S5373 C65 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 353 p., [14] p. of plates
    Number of Pages353
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27144863M
    ISBN 101611682568, 1611684277
    ISBN 109781611682564, 9781611684278
    LC Control Number2012038565
    OCLC/WorldCa811427022

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