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The pursuit of happyness

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Published by Amistad in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Homeless persons,
  • Stockbrokers,
  • Fathers,
  • African Americans,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Film tie-in.

    Statementby Chris Gardner with Quincy Troupe and Mim Eichler Rivas
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG4928.5 .G365 2006b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 302 p., [8] p. plates :
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26336780M
    ISBN 100060744871
    ISBN 109780060744878
    OCLC/WorldCa84747742


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