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Why do clocks run clockwise? and other imponderables

mysteries of everyday life explained

by Feldman, David

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Questions and answers

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby David Feldman ; illustrated by Kas Schwan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAG195 .F46 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 251 p. :
    Number of Pages251
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2407873M
    ISBN 10006015781X
    LC Control Number87045045
    OCLC/WorldCa16683479

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