Fifty key figures in science fiction

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Published by Routledge in New York, NY .

Written in English

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  • Science fiction -- Bio-bibliography,
  • Fantasy fiction -- Bio-bibliography

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Statementedited by Mark Bould [ ... et al.].
GenreBio-bibliography.
ContributionsBould, Mark.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN3433.4 .F54 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23016217M
ISBN 109780415439497, 9780415439503, 9780203874707
LC Control Number2009002032

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