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Previous edition copyright © 1986 by Appleton-Century-Crofts.
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This book was set in ITC Berkeley Oldstyle Std Book by Cenveo Publisher Services.
The editors were Alyssa K. Fried and Kim J. Davis.
The production supervisor was Sherri Souffrance.
Project management was provided by Nidhi Chopra, Cenveo Publisher Services.
The text designer was Diana Andrews. The cover designer was Mary McKeon.
China Translation & Printing Services, Ltd. was the printer and binder.
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