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The choking doberman and other new urban legends

by Jan Harold Brunvand

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Published by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban folklore -- United States,
  • Legends -- United States,
  • Legends -- United States -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-228) and index.

    StatementJan Harold Brunvand.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 240 p. :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18398129M
    ISBN 100393303217
    OCLC/WorldCa15242889

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