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The gripping hand

by Larry Niven

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Published by Pocket Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLarry Niven and Jerry Pournelle.
ContributionsPournelle, Jerry.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii,413p. :
Number of Pages413
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18867003M
ISBN 100671795740

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