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The cheaper the crook, the gaudier the patter

Alan Axelrod

The cheaper the crook, the gaudier the patter

forgotten hipster lines, tough guy talk, and jive gems

by Alan Axelrod

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Published by Skyhorse Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Colloquial language,
  • English language,
  • Slang

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementAlan Axelrod
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE3711 .A94 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25186060M
    ISBN 109781616084028
    LC Control Number2011022802


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