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The green revolution by Ralph M. McInerny

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Published by St. Martin"s Minotaur in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementRalph McInerny.
LC ClassificationsPS3563.A31166 G738 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16857357M
ISBN 10031236458X
ISBN 109780312364588
LC Control Number2008020335

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