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  • Paperback: 341 pages
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin; 2nd ed. edition (September 15, 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0312148232
  • ISBN-13: 978-0312148232
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 9 inches
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