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Monopoly, the story behind the world"s best-selling game

Kennedy, Rod

Monopoly, the story behind the world"s best-selling game

by Kennedy, Rod

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Published by Gibbs Smith in Salt Lake City .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Monopoly (Game) -- History,
  • Atlantic City (N.J.) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 95) and index.

    Statementby Rod Kennedy, Jr. ; text by Jim Waltzer in association with The Atlantic City Historical Museum.
    ContributionsWaltzer, Jim, 1950-, Atlantic City Historical Museum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1469.M65 K46 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19291246M
    ISBN 101586853228
    LC Control Number2004013643
    OCLC/WorldCa55671222

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