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  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster; Reprint edition (February 12, 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0684870266
  • ISBN-13: 978-0684870267
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 1 x 8.4 inches
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