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Bland ambition

Steve Tally

Bland ambition

from Adams to Quayle-- the cranks, criminals, tax cheats, and golfers who made it to vice president

by Steve Tally

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in San Diego .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Vice-Presidents -- United States.,
    • United States -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSteve Tally.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE176.49 .T35 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 404 p. :
      Number of Pages404
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1713981M
      ISBN 100156131404
      LC Control Number92016198

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