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  • Paperback: 496 pages
  • Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks; Reprint edition (August 14, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0345466950
  • ISBN-13: 978-0345466952
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 1 x 8.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 14.1 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 63 customer reviews
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