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Islands in the sky.

by Arthur C. Clarke

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Winston in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJacket and endpaper designs by Alex Schomburg.
SeriesA Science fiction novel
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.C553 Is
The Physical Object
Pagination209 p.
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6112059M
LC Control Number52008970
OCLC/WorldCa1451500

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