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The best Australian science fiction writing

a fifty year collection

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Published by Black Inc. in Melbourne, Vic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction, Australian.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Rob Gerrand.
    ContributionsGerrand, Rob.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9617.35.S33 B47 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 615 p. ;
    Number of Pages615
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3464697M
    ISBN 101863953019
    LC Control Number2005434799


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