Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||by Steven Robinson with Fred S. Dubin ; and the assistance of Pamela Belyea ; ill. by James A. Victorine.|
|Series||A Plume book|
|Contributions||Dubin, Fred S., joint author.|
|LC Classifications||TJ163.5.D86 R63|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 158 p. :|
|Number of Pages||158|
|LC Control Number||78056605|
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