The Science fictional olympics

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Published by New American Library in New York, N.Y .

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  • Science fiction, English.,
  • Competition -- Fiction.

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Statementedited by Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, and Charles G. Waugh.
SeriesIsaac Asimov"s wonderful worlds of science fiction ;, #2
ContributionsAsimov, Isaac, 1920-, Greenberg, Martin Harry., Waugh, Charles.
LC ClassificationsPS648.S3 S34 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 356 p. ;
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2955938M
ISBN 100451129768
LC Control Number84198588

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