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The last man

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Twenty-first century -- Fiction.,
  • End of the world -- Fiction.,
  • Plague -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMary Shelley ; edited by Hugh J. Luke, Jr. ; introduction to the new Bison books edition by Judith Tarr.
    GenreFiction.
    ContributionsLuke, Hugh J., 1932-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5397 .L3 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3413985M
    ISBN 10080329350X
    ISBN 109780803293502
    LC Control Number2005030136


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