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The winds of Altair

Ben Bova

The winds of Altair

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, New York , Doherty, 1983.

StatementBen Bova.
The Physical Object
Pagination317p. ;
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15031693M
ISBN 100413555100
OCLC/WorldCa11306756


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