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Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English


Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementThomas N. Scortia and Frank M. Robinson
ContributionsRobinson, Frank M., joint author
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3569.C587 P7 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination418 p. ;
Number of Pages418
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24371643M
ISBN 100553027700
ISBN 109780553027709
OCLC/WorldCa2436692

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