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The light of a distant star

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Published by Progress Publishers in Moscow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of Svet dalekoĭ zvezdy.

Statement[by] A. Chakovsky. [Translated from the Russian by Olga Shartse. Edited by Bernice Morris]
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.C348 Li, PG3476.C34 Li
The Physical Object
Pagination280 p.
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4470888M
LC Control Number79224044

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