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The winds ofAltair.

Ben Bova

The winds ofAltair.

by Ben Bova

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Published by Severn House in Wallington .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London: Methuen, 1983.

The Physical Object
Pagination(320)p.
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17210291M
ISBN 100727817760
OCLC/WorldCa59207205

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