- Hardcover: 192 pages
- Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 1st edition (February 27, 1984)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0151923795
- ISBN-13: 978-0151923793
- Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 8 inches
- Shipping Weight: 12 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #200,815 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Tyranny of the Status Quo Hardcover – February 27, 1984
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