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This fortress world

by James E. Gunn

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Published by Berkley Pub. Corp. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJames E. Gunn
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3513.U797 F6 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination201 p. ;
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24954673M
ISBN 100425038815
ISBN 109780425038819
LC Control Number2006594193
OCLC/WorldCa7117676

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