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Personal computing

a beginner"s guide

by David Bunnell

  • 251 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Hawthorn Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Microcomputers.,
  • Electronic data processing.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementDavid Bunnell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA76.5 .B818
    The Physical Object
    Pagination208 p. :
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4573877M
    ISBN 100801558433
    LC Control Number77099078
    OCLC/WorldCa4286454

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