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The hidden persuaders.

Vance Packard

The hidden persuaders.

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published in Great Britain by Longmans, Green, 1957.

SeriesPelican Books
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13795022M


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