The children of the sky

by Vernor Vinge

Publisher: Tor Books in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 444 Downloads: 283
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Edition Notes

StatementVernor Vinge
SeriesZones of thought series
LC ClassificationsPS3572.I534 C47 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination444 p. :
Number of Pages444
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25086649M
ISBN 100312875622
ISBN 109780312875626
LC Control Number2011024210

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