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Published by Dell in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementJames Clavell
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4 .C616 Ki
The Physical Object
Pagination352 p. ;
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24931673M
ISBN 100440145465
ISBN 109780440145462
OCLC/WorldCa8565711

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