Robert Silverberg by Thomas D. Clareson

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Published by Starmont House in Mercer Island, Wash .

Written in English

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  • Silverberg, Robert -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Science fiction, American -- History and criticism.

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Book details

StatementThomas D. Clareson.
SeriesStarmont reader"s guide ;, 18
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3569.I472 Z6 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. ;
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3158906M
ISBN 100916732479, 0916732487
LC Control Number83000542

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