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The Darwin Awards

The Descent of Man

by Wendy Northcutt

  • 170 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Running Press Book Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Parodies & spoofs,
  • Satire And Humor,
  • Humor,
  • Form - Essays,
  • Topic - Adult

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8033526M
    ISBN 10076242561X
    ISBN 109780762425617


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