The secret house 24 hours in the strange and unexpected world in which we spend our nights and days by David Bodanis

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .

Written in English

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Statementby David Bodanis.
LC ClassificationsQ173 .B66 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p. :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2719684M
ISBN 10067160032X
LC Control Number86013036

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