The lady vanishes and other oddities of nature by Charles Sheffield

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Published by Five Star in Waterville, Me .

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  • Science fiction, American.

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StatementCharles Sheffield.
SeriesFive Star first edition science fiction and fantasy series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3569.H39253 L33 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination284 p. ;
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3559033M
ISBN 100786241691
LC Control Number2002020587

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Collection Title: The Lady Vanishes and Other Oddities of Nature • collection by Charles Sheffield Contents (view Concise Listing) 7 • Introduction (The Lady Vanishes and Other Oddities of Nature) • essay by Charles Sheffield; 9 • The Lady Vanishes • () • short story by Charles Sheffield.

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It stars Elliott Gould as Robert, Cybill Shepherd as Amanda (Iris), Angela Lansbury as Miss Froy, Herbert Lom, and Arthur Lowe and Ian Carmichael as Charters and Caldicott.

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