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monster hunter in modern popular culture

Heather L. Duda

monster hunter in modern popular culture

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Heroes in mass media,
  • Monsters in mass media

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHeather L. Duda.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP96.H46 D83 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18725393M
    ISBN 109780786434060
    LC Control Number2008027621


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