Simple Machines: A Novel
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Ian Morris., & Ian Morris|AUTHOR. (2018). Simple Machines: A Novel . Gibson House Press.

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Ian Morris and Ian Morris|AUTHOR. Simple Machines: A Novel Gibson House Press, 2018.

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