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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Immortality.,
  • Resuscitation.,
  • Longevity.,
  • Artificial hibernation.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [181]-188.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsQP85 .E8
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 190 p.
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5912047M
LC Control Number64013850

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