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Galactic effectuator

Jack Vance

Galactic effectuator

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Published by Coronet in Sevenoaks .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, New York , Ace, 1981.

StatementJack Vance.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3572.A423/
The Physical Object
Pagination219p. ;
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15006902M
ISBN 100340321121
OCLC/WorldCa12720838


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