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Racing the Beam: The Atari Video Computer System (Platform Studies) Hardcover – January 9, 2009

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  • Series: Platform Studies
  • Hardcover: 192 pages
  • Publisher: The MIT Press; 2nd ptg edition (January 9, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 026201257X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0262012577
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 15.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 47 customer reviews
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