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Published by Pearson / Addison Wesley in San Francisco, CA .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementEric Chaisson, Steve McMillan.
ContributionsMcMillan, S. 1955-
LC ClassificationsQB43.3 .C48 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 777, [64] p. :
Number of Pages777
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23195740M
ISBN 100321495357
ISBN 109780321495358
LC Control Number2007017107

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