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The new space opera

The new space opera

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Published by Eos in New York .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    All new stories of science fiction adventure -- Cover.

    Statementedited by Gardner Dozois and Jonathan Strahan.
    ContributionsDozois, Gardner R., Strahan, Jonathan.
    Classifications
    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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