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Death and the librarian and other stories

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Published by Five Star in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy fiction, American.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEsther Friesner.
    SeriesFive Star first edition science fiction and fantasy series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3556.R5683 D4 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination304 p. ;
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3562559M
    ISBN 100786246820
    LC Control Number2002029724
    OCLC/WorldCa50292590


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