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Inheritors of Earth

Gordon Eklund

Inheritors of Earth

by Gordon Eklund

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Published by Chilton Book Co. in Radnor, Pa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Based upon the story Incomplete superman by P. Anderson.

Statementby Gordon Eklund and Poul Anderson.
ContributionsAnderson, Poul, 1926- joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.E3477 In, PS3555.K5 In
The Physical Object
Pagination190 p.
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5049516M
ISBN 100801960711
LC Control Number74010553
OCLC/WorldCa934689

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