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Alfred Bester

John Gates

Alfred Bester

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by John Gates

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Published by J. Gates in Atlanta, Ga. (P.O. Box 77251, Atlanta 30357) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bester, Alfred -- Bibliography.,
  • Science fiction, American -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Gates.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ8092.17 .G37 1985, PS3552.E796 .G37 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[18] p. :
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2307726M
    LC Control Number86184322


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