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The high crusades

Poul Anderson

The high crusades

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Published by Baen Pub. Enterprises, Distributed by Simon & Schuster in Wake Forest, NC, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Poul Anderson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3551.N378 H54 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24539522M
ISBN 109781439133774
LC Control Number2010026850
OCLC/WorldCa643763901


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