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Published by Rosen Pub. in New York .
Written in English


  • Electrical engineering -- Vocational guidance -- Juvenile literature,
  • Electricians -- Juvenile literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDaniel E. Harmon.
GenreJuvenile literature
SeriesEssential careers
LC ClassificationsTK159 .H37 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23918994M
ISBN 109781435894709
LC Control Number2009044041

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