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A century of great short science fiction novels.

Damon Knight

A century of great short science fiction novels.

by Damon Knight

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Published by Delacorte Press, distributed by the Dial Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Damon Knight.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ1.K745 Ce
    The Physical Object
    Pagination379 p.
    Number of Pages379
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5910445M
    LC Control Number64011910
    OCLC/WorldCa1378314

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