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Show me a hero by Ted Allbeury

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Published by Mysterious Press in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementTed Allbeury.
LC ClassificationsPR6051.L52 S55 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination369 p. ;
Number of Pages369
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1743623M
ISBN 100892964332
LC Control Number92050898

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