Four hundred billion stars

by Paul J. McAuley

Publisher: Ballantine Books in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 282 Downloads: 889
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StatementPaul J. McAuley
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 1552 vol. 14
The Physical Object
Pagination282 p. ;
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24502325M
ISBN 100345351754
LC Control Number87091853
OCLC/WorldCa17965577

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