- File Size: 646 KB
- Print Length: 206 pages
- Publisher: And Other Stories (April 15, 2013)
- Publication Date: April 15, 2013
- Sold by: Amazon.com Services LLC
- Language: English
- ASIN: B00C8X75AK
- Text-to-Speech: Enabled
- Word Wise: Enabled
- Lending: Not Enabled
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,383,606 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
Captain of the Steppe (Tales from the Last Days) Kindle Edition
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