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Published by HarperCollins in New York .

Written in English

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StatementWhitley Strieber.
LC ClassificationsBF2050 .S77 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 245 p. ;
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL991803M
ISBN 10006018731X
LC Control Number96030230

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