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The technologists a novel by Pearl, Matthew

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English


  • College students,
  • Fiction,
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMatthew Pearl
LC ClassificationsPS3616.E25 T43 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24839714M
ISBN 109781400066575, 9780679605072
LC Control Number2011014628

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