17 edition of Close to the machine found in the catalog.
|Statement||by Ellen Ullman.|
|LC Classifications||QA76.2.U43 A3 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||189 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||189|
|ISBN 10||0872863379, 0872863328|
|LC Control Number||97027244|
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