Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-164) and index.
|Statement||by Ron Russo ; photos & illustrations by Ron Russo.|
|LC Classifications||QH198.H3 R87 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||174 p. :|
|Number of Pages||174|
|LC Control Number||94234570|
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