Proving ground a novel. by Elliott Arnold

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Published by Scribner in New York .

Written in English

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Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.A7535 Pr, PS3501.R5933 Pr
The Physical Object
Pagination309 p.
Number of Pages309
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5291021M
ISBN 100684133016
LC Control Number72011123
OCLC/WorldCa689752

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