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Amazing hoaxes and frauds.

Peter Eldin

Amazing hoaxes and frauds.

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Published by Octopus .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Curiosities and wonders -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBlundell, Kim.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAG243
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127p.
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17227803M
    ISBN 100706429036
    OCLC/WorldCa17676107

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