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Grunt

Mary Roach

Grunt

the curious science of humans at war

by Mary Roach

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Large type books,
  • Military art and science,
  • Technological innovations,
  • History,
  • Military research

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 419-430).

    StatementMary Roach
    SeriesThorndike Press large print popular and narrative nonfiction, Thorndike Press large print popular and narrative nonfiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU43.U4 R63 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination433 pages (large print)
    Number of Pages433
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27212590M
    ISBN 101410490696
    ISBN 109781410490698
    LC Control Number2016015998
    OCLC/WorldCa944087722


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