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5 edition of The Chain Gang found in the catalog.

The Chain Gang

1 Newspaper Versus the Gannett Empire

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Blackstone Audiobooks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Television - General,
  • Industries - Media & Communications Industries,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Unabridged Audio - Misc.Nonfiction,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • Editors, Journalists, Publishers,
  • Media Studies - Print Media,
  • Audio - Nonfiction (Unabridged)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8105814M
    ISBN 100786116501
    ISBN 109780786116508
    OCLC/WorldCa43545677

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