|Publication Date||Edition||Physical Description||Availability|
|2011||1st U.S. ed.||226 p. 22 cm.|| |
|2013, ©2011||1st pbk. ed.||226 pages ; 21 cm|| |
|2011||1st ed.||226 p. ; 22 cm.|| |
|�2011||1st pbk. ed.||226 p. ; 21 cm.|| |
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