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Magnificent desolation the long journey home from the moon by Buzz Aldrin

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Published by Harmony Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Aldrin, Buzz,
  • Astronauts -- United States -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes Index.

StatementBuzz Aldrin with Ken Abraham.
GenreBiography
ContributionsAbraham, Ken.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL789.85.A4 A3 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 326 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24099741M
ISBN 100307463451
ISBN 109780307463456
LC Control Number2010277299

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