Pills and Starships
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Akashic Books, 2014.
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English
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9781617752841
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Lydia Millet., & Lydia Millet|AUTHOR. (2014). Pills and Starships . Akashic Books.

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Lydia Millet and Lydia Millet|AUTHOR. 2014. Pills and Starships. Akashic Books.

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Lydia Millet and Lydia Millet|AUTHOR. Pills and Starships Akashic Books, 2014.

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Lydia Millet, and Lydia Millet|AUTHOR. Pills and Starships Akashic Books, 2014.

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