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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Bloomsbury USA; 1st edition (20 January 2015)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 400 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1620408902
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1620408902
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 16.61 x 3.62 x 24.1 cm
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