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The ghost in the machine.

Arthur Koestler

The ghost in the machine.

by Arthur Koestler

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [359]-365.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6021.O4 G47 1968
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 384 p.
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5603648M
LC Control Number68010630

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