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Fly fishing with Darth Vader

Matt Labash

Fly fishing with Darth Vader

and other adventures with evangelical wrestlers, political hitmen, and Jewish cowboys

by Matt Labash

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labash, Matt -- Anecdotes,
  • Politicians -- United States -- Anecdotes,
  • Celebrities -- United States -- Anecdotes,
  • Political corruption -- United States -- Anecdotes,
  • Political culture -- United States -- Anecdotes,
  • Journalists -- United States -- Biography -- Anecdotes,
  • United States -- Civilization -- 1970- -- Anecdotes,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009 -- Anecdotes,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1993-2001 -- Anecdotes,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1980- -- Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWeekly standard (New York, N.Y.)
    StatementMatt Labash.
    GenreAnecdotes, Biography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE169.12 .L25 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23677536M
    ISBN 109781439159972
    LC Control Number2009033330
    OCLC/WorldCa419816061


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