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They"d rather be right

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Published by Gnome Press in New York .
Written in English


Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMark Clifton and Frank Riley.
ContributionsRiley, F.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4C639 Th, PS3505L7886 T43
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Pagination189 p.
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21555630M
LC Control Number57014670
OCLC/WorldCa1147641

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