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A change in gravity

by George V. Higgins

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Published by Henry Holt in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

146,439

StatementGeorge V. Higgins.
The Physical Object
Pagination456 p. cm.
Number of Pages456
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23262780M
ISBN 100805048154
LC Control Number97006892

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