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The Patriot Act by Rebecca Stefoff

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Published by Marshall Cavendish Benchmark in New York .
Written in English


  • United States. -- Juvenile literature,
  • Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention -- Juvenile literature,
  • Terrorism -- Prevention -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Juvenile literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Rebecca Stefoff.
GenreJuvenile literature
SeriesLandmark legislation
LC ClassificationsKF9430 .S74 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24002009M
ISBN 109781608700424
LC Control Number2009032232

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