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Published by Barricade Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Science fiction, Japanese -- Translations into English.,
  • Japanese fiction -- 20th century -- Translations into English.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 176).

Statementedited by John L. Apostolou and Martin H. Greenberg.
ContributionsApostolou, John L., Greenberg, Martin Harry.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL782.E8 B4 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p. ;
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL678588M
ISBN 10156980124X
LC Control Number97025052

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