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In the palaces of memory

George Johnson

In the palaces of memory

how we build the worlds inside our heads

by George Johnson

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Published by Grafton in London .
Written in English


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StatementGeorge Johnson.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv,255p. ;
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15084124M
ISBN 100586092145
OCLC/WorldCa26806633

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