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Thank God for the atom bomb, and other essays

by Paul Fussell

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Published by Summit Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementPaul Fussell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsAC8 .F94 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination298 p. :
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2527009M
ISBN 100671638661
LC Control Number88002234

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