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  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Jeremy P Tarcher; Reprint edition (May 24, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1585423319
  • ISBN-13: 978-1585423316
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 1 x 9 inches
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