5 edition of Weapons without a cause found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-223) and index.
|LC Classifications||UC263 .F37 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 230 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||230|
|LC Control Number||96022369|
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