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Published by Greenhaven Press in Detroit .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementChristina Fisanick, book editor
SeriesAt issue
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ27 .D69 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24461119M
ISBN 109780737742923, 9780737742916
LC Control Number2009027201

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