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death wave

by Margo Sorenson

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Published by Perfection Learning in Logan, Iowa .
Written in English

  • Tsunamis -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Tsunamis.,
  • Ocean waves.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesDeath wave
    Statementby Margo Sorenson ; [illustrations, Larry Nolte, Kay Ewald].
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesCover-to-cover books
    ContributionsNolte, Larry, 1955-, Ewald, Kay.
    LC ClassificationsGC221.5 .S67 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56 p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL423511M
    ISBN 100789119536, 0780761464
    LC Control Number98128789

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