Written in English
|Statement||by Bruce Alan MacLeod.|
|LC Classifications||Microfilm 97/1117 (M)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ii, 97 p.|
|Number of Pages||97|
|LC Control Number||97207939|
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