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Published by Berkley Books in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesEnd of the world
StatementSharan Newman
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL503 .N49 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 313 p. :
Number of Pages313
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24419957M
ISBN 100425232530
ISBN 109780425232538
LC Control Number2009050669
OCLC/WorldCa426801656

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