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- ISBN: 9780307595973 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 0307595978 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (481 pages)
- Edition: 1st American ed.
- Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
|General Note:|| "Originally published in Great Britain by William Heinemann"--T.p. verso.
|Summary, etc.:|| Avoiding the lifestyle of his late gangster father by working as a clock repairman, Joe Spork fixes an unusual device that turns out to be a former secret agent's doomsday machine and incurs the wrath of the government and a diabolical South Asian dictator.
|Source of Description Note:|| Description based on print version record.
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