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Forrest J Ackerman"s world of science fiction

Forrest J. Ackerman

Forrest J Ackerman"s world of science fiction

by Forrest J. Ackerman

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Published by Aurum in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction -- History and criticism.,
  • Science fiction films -- History and criticism.,
  • Science fiction television programs.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWorld of science fiction.
    Statementforeword by John Landis ; preface by A.E. van Vogt.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240p. :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22457216M
    ISBN 101854105736

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