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The sweet air of starship Orr

Jeanne Engelmann

The sweet air of starship Orr

rescue from the inhalant planet

by Jeanne Engelmann

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Published by Hazelden in [Center City, Minn.] .
Written in English

Edition Notes

StatementJeanne Engelmann ; illustrated by Eric Hanson.
SeriesDrug tales
LC ClassificationsMLCS 91/15373 (P)
The Physical Object
Pagination26 p. :
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1898842M
ISBN 100894867490
LC Control Number90085764

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He was a four-time winner of the Hugo Award for his novels Stranger in a Strange Land (), Starship Troopers (), Double Star (), and The Moon is a Harsh Mistress ().

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