Jean-Claude van Damme by Lawrence, Katherine

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Published by Rosen Pub. Group in New York .

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  • Damme, Jean-Claude van, 1960- -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Motion picture actors and actresses -- Belgium -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Martial artists -- Belgium -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 106-107), filmography (p. 93-97) and index.

Book details

Statementby Katherine Lawrence.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
SeriesMartial arts masters
LC ClassificationsPN2708.D36 L39 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p. :
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3938436M
ISBN 100823935175
LC Control Number2001003615

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