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The Best of Leigh Brackett

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Science fiction, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Leigh Brackett; edited and with an introduction by Edmond Hamilton.
    GenreScience Fiction.
    ContributionsEdmond Hamilton (Editor, Introduction)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.B7243 Be, PS3503.R154 Be
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationxiii, 363 p., maps
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22900343M
    OCLC/WorldCa5741453


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