Accompanying CD-ROM located in pocket inside back cover.
|Statement||by Elva Marchant Barnes and Richard P. Barnes|
|Contributions||Barnes, Richard P.|
|LC Classifications||D790 .B2545 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||151 p. :|
|Number of Pages||151|
|LC Control Number||2011514518|
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