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Castro, Peter, and Michael E. Huber.
Marine Biology. 4th ed. Boston: McGraw
Hill, 2003. Print.
Trend in Antarctica.” Futurist
“Memory, Dream, and Myth in the Plays of Tennessee
Rpt. in Contemporary Literary Criticism.
Gladstein, Mimi R.
“Ayn Rand and Feminism: An Unlikely Alliance.”
39.6 (1978): 680-685.
Hearns, Rhoda V., and Maggie Smith.
“Shifting Roles of Women in Star Trek: Real
Fantasy.” Journal of Popular Culture
Academic Search Premier.
Web. 23 Dec.
Kreider, Jan F., ed.
Handbook of Heating, Ventilation, and Air
Conditioning. Boca Raton: CRC, 1993.
Revkin, Andrew C.
"Study Finds Hurricanes Frequent in Some Cooler
Periods." New York Times
24 May 2007, east coast late ed.: A.18. National
"A Confined World: A Rereading of Pauline Smith.”
World Literature Written in English
Rpt. in Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism,
Ed. Dennis Poupard. Vol. 25. Detroit:
Sacks, Oliver W.
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other
Clinical Tales. New York: Simon & Schuster,
"Sounds of Sleep."
July 2002: 34-36.
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MLA Handbook for Writers of Research
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