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Published by Gregg Press in Boston .
Written in English


  • Science fiction, American.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Reprint of the ed. published by Avon Book Division, New York, N.Y.

StatementKatherine MacLean ; with a new afterword by Susan Wood.
SeriesThe Gregg Press science fiction series, Gregg Press science fiction series
LC ClassificationsPS3563.A31799 D5 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p. :
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4111874M
ISBN 100839825102
LC Control Number80026893

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