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Escape attempt by Arkady Natanovich Strugatsky

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Published by Macmillan, Collier Macmillan in New York, London .
Written in English



  • Soviet Union


  • Science fiction, Russian -- Translations into English.,
  • Soviet Union -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

StatementArkady Strugatsky, Boris Strugatsky ; translated from the Russian by Roger DeGaris.
SeriesMacMillan"s Best of Soviet science fiction
ContributionsStrugat͡s︡kiĭ, Boris Natanovich.
LC ClassificationsPG3476.S78835 A23 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination321 p. ;
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3480722M
ISBN 100026152509
LC Control Number82000029

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