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Published by Eos in New York .
Written in English


  • Science fiction, American.,
  • Science fiction, English.

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Edition Notes

All new stories of science fiction adventure -- Cover.

Statementedited by Gardner Dozois and Jonathan Strahan.
ContributionsDozois, Gardner R., Strahan, Jonathan.
LC ClassificationsPS648.S3 N47 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination517 p. ;
Number of Pages517
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18586270M
ISBN 109780060846756
LC Control Number2007037268

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