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First Cuckoo

Harold McVernon

First Cuckoo

a comedy

by Harold McVernon

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Published .
Written in English


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Statementby Harold McVernon.
The Physical Object
Pagination[3] 94 leaves ;
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16579967M

2. The flock gets sight of a spot of blood on some chicken and they all go to peckin’ at it, see, till they rip the chicken to shreds, blood and bones and feathers. But usually a couple of the flock gets spotted in the fracas, then it’s their turn. And a few more gets spots and gets pecked to.


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First Edition. Measures 21 1/4 inches by 14 inches. Black ink over white paper. Sankowich/Golyn Productions present Dale Wasserman's "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" from the Book by Ken Kesey. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller