Saint Antony"s fire by Steve White

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Published by Baen Books, Distributed by Simon & Schuster in Riverdale, NY, New York .

Written in English

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StatementSteve White.
LC ClassificationsPS3573.H474777 S35 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16945818M
ISBN 101416555986
ISBN 109781416555988
LC Control Number2008028783

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Anthony. And here is where we see what Gatiss's concerns are. Cults, the military, nationalism, all are forms of bigotry because they rely on unthinking us vs. them mentality. When Ace is brainwashed by the cult of St.

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