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Published by Parachute Press Book in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementR. L. Stine
Series99 Fear Street: The house of evil
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 201 vol. 7
The Physical Object
Pagination148 p.
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24502759M
LC Control Number97808708

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