Night on Fire
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Albert Whitman & Company, 2015.
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English
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9780807570258
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Ronald Kidd., & Ronald Kidd|AUTHOR. (2015). Night on Fire . Albert Whitman & Company.

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Ronald Kidd and Ronald Kidd|AUTHOR. 2015. Night On Fire. Albert Whitman & Company.

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Ronald Kidd and Ronald Kidd|AUTHOR. Night On Fire Albert Whitman & Company, 2015.

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Ronald Kidd, and Ronald Kidd|AUTHOR. Night On Fire Albert Whitman & Company, 2015.

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