Flowers For Algernon

By Keyes, Daniel

Flowers for Algernon is a science fiction short story and subsequent novel written by Daniel Keyes. The short story, written in 1958 and first published in the April 1959 issue of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, won the Hugo Award for Best Short Story in 1960. The novel was published in 1966 and was joint winner of that year's Nebula Award for Best Novel. The titular Algernon is a laboratory mouse who has undergone surgery to increase his intelligence by artificial means.

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Flowers for Algernon

by Keyes, Daniel

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1966
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1st Edition
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Harcourt, Brace & World, 1966 First Edition, First Printing INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Daniel Keyes. A beautiful dustjacket that is rich in color with no chips or tears. This original first issue dustjacket has the $4.95 price present on the front flap with slight wear to the edges The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the… Read more
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1966
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New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc, 1966. First edition of the author's Hugo and Nebula Award-winning novel, basis for the Oscar award-winning movie adaptation Charly. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by the author on the half-title page, who has transcribed the opening paragraph as follows, "I hope they use me becaus Miss Kinnian says mabye My name is Charlie… Read more
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Flowers for Algernon.

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1966
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New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc, 1966. First edition of the author's Hugo and Nebula Award-winning novel, basis for the Oscar award-winning movie adaptation Charly. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page, "To _____ ______ a fine writing student, for whom it is a pleasure to inscribe this- Best Wishes Daniel Keyes… Read more
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Flowers for Algernon

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1966
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1st Edition
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Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc. New York, 1966 First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Daniel Keyes on a laid in signature. A fabulous copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with the words "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. This original dustjacket has the $4.95 printed price present. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO… Read more
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Flowers for Algernon [Charly] (First Edition, inscribed by Cliff Robertson)

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Royal Books, Inc.
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1966
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First Edition
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New York: Harcourt, Brace, and World, 1966. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Cliff Robertson, who portrayed the title character in the 1968 film adaptation of Keyes' novel, "Charly." Basis for the 1968 film, Charly, considered by many to be Cliff Robertson's finest performance. In a custom clamshell box. Fine in a Fine dust jacket. An… Read more
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Flowers for Algernon

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1966
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1966
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NY: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc, 1966. First edition. Author's signature laid in. First appearing as a short story in 1959, this first expanded edition of Flowers for Algernon earned immediate acclaim, becoming a joint winner of the 1966 Nebula Award for Best Novel. Written as a series of journal entries from its main character, Charles Gordon, the novel… Read more
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FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON

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[1966]
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[1966]
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A fine copy in a fine dust jacket with a small closed tear, 7mm, at upper front spine fold. (17166)
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First edition
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New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., [1966]. First edition. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket with a small closed tear, 7mm, at upper front spine fold. (17166). Octavo, cloth. The novel won the 1966 Nebula award; the earlier short story won the 1960 Hugo award. Filmed twice, the first as "Charly" in 1968… Read more
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1966
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New York: Harcourt, 1966. Octavo, cloth. First edition. The novel won the 1966 Nebula award; the earlier short story won the 1960 Hugo award. Filmed twice, the first as "Charly" in 1968 starring Cliff Robertson who won an Oscar for the title role, and again in 2000 as "Flowers for Algernon" in a made for TV film.… Read more
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Flowers for Algernon

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1966
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1st Edition
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Harcourt, Brace and World, 1966 First Edition, First Printing. A stunning dustjacket that is vibrant in color with no chips or pieces missing from the dustjacket. This original first issue dustjacket has the $4.95 price present on the front flap with slight wear to the spine. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are… Read more
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FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON

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1966
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First edition
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New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc, 1966. First edition. Very good plus in very good jacket.. Original grey cloth, metallic blue- and green-lettered spine. In original price-clipped color pictorial dust jacket designed by Carl Smith. Orange endpapers. [8], 274 pages. Boards slightly bowed; jacket with small dampstain on rear panel (barely visible), a few short closed tears,… Read more
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Flowers for Algernon

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1966
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Near Fine
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First
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A reasonably nice copy of this Nebula Award winning novel. A shorter version won the Hugo Award for 1959 -- the novel is (IMO) enough better to be really worth the second award. The book is clean and tight; the jacket has some discoloration and several small closed tears, front and spine -- see pictures. Jacket is unclipped, with $4.95… Read more
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FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON

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1966
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First Edition, First Printing
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New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1966. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Octavo, 274 pages; VG-/VG-; spine white with black and blue lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$4.95'; very mild rubbing and wear; ex-library, with removed sticker on tail of dust jacket, slight glue stain to front pastedown, scraped stamping to title page'; DW… Read more
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Flowers For Algernon

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1966
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Stated First Edition
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Harcourt, Brace and World. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket. 1966. Stated First Edition. Hardcover. A true first edition, bound in grey cloth with blue metallic spinal title and green metallic spinal publisher's logo. Light shelf and edge wear to cloth, 1.5 inchs at top of grey cloth spine stained brown. Jacket is 70% … Read more
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Flowers for Algernon

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2013
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Fine
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Limited Edition
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Flowers for Algernon

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2013
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Fine with No dust jacket as issued
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Limited Edition
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Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press. Fine with No dust jacket as issued. 2013. Limited Edition. Hardcover. This is the deluxe edition, fine in a fine slipcase. One of 600 copies of that edition. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 286 pages; Signed by Author .
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Flowers For Algernon

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Ex-library 1st/1st hardcover. I was able to get the library stickers off the jacket without damage. It looks nice, and the price of $4.95 is intact on the jacket. There's no sticker residue but there is a shadow where the lsticker was. The book is good only with a cracked spine and tape marks on the linen. FEP is intact… Read more
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Flowers for Algernon

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2003
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Fine
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Collector's Edition
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Norwalk, Conn: Easton Press, 2003. Signed by author both within book and on Certificate of Authenticity laid in. Basis for Academy Award winning film starring Cliff Robertson (Charley). Navy blue leather with four raised hubs on the spine, all edges gilt, a ribbon bound in and elaborate gilt design to boards and spine. . Signed by… Read more
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FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON

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2003
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Fine
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Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 2003. Hardcover. Fine. Collector's Edition, signed by Daniel Keyes and accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity and printed note from the publisher. The classic novel that inspired the Academy Award-winning movie Charly. (1968). Octavo. Full blue leather binding, with elaborate gilt stamping, four raised bands, moire silk endpapers, and a ribbon marker. A… Read more
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Flowers for Algernon

by Daniel Keyes

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Discover Books
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POOR
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9780151315109
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Harcourt. Hardcover. POOR. Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included.
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Flowers for Algernon

by Keyes, Daniel

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Used - Good
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9780318510163
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Bantam Books. Used - Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Your purchase also supports literacy charities.
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Flowers for Algernon (Japanese Language Edition)

by Daniel Keyes

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Published
1978
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Good
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Harcourt Brace & World, 1978. Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend… Read more
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Flowers for Algernon

by Daniel Keyes

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Ergodebooks
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1995-09
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9780783814124
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G K Hall & Co, 1995-09. Hardcover. Good.
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Flowers for Algernon

by Daniel Keyes

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Ergodebooks
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2009-10-01
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9780156035767
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Harcourt Inc, 2009-10-01. Paperback. Good.
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Flowers for Algernon

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1995-04
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9781886392045
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Flowers for Algernon

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1969-06
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9780877207511
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Flowers for Algernon

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2009
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9781439574348
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Flowers for Algernon

by Daniel Keyes

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Ergodebooks
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2004-06-01
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9780812415643
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Perfection Learning, 2004-06-01. Hardcover. Used:Good.
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Flowers for Algernon

by Daniel Keyes

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Revaluation Books
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2004
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New
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9780812415643
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Perfection Learning, 2004. Paperback. New. 7.11x4.41x1.00 inches.
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Flowers for Algernon

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Revaluation Books
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1995
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New
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9780151001637
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Harcourt Childrens Books, 1995. Hardcover. New. reissue edition. 286 pages. 8.75x5.75x1.00 inches.
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Flowers for Algernon

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Ergodebooks
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2004-06-01
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9781417630189
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Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 2004-06-01. School & Library Binding. Good.
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Flowers for Algernon (New Windmill)

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Revaluation Books
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1989
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New
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9780435123437
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Heinemann Educational Publishers, 1989. Hardcover. New. 1st new edition edition. 224 pages. 7.32x4.96x0.63 inches.
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Flowers for Algernon

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2009-04-09
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Reprint
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Flowers for Algernon

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Better World Books
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9780783814124
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Flowers for Algernon

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1995-04-17
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Revaluation Books
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1989
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9780435123437
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Heinemann Educational Publishers, 1989. Hardcover. New. 1st new edition edition. 224 pages. 7.32x4.96x0.63 inches.
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Flowers for Algernon

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9780812415643
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Flowers for Algernon

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9780156030304
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Flowers for Algernon

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9780435123437
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Hardback. New. One of a series of top-quality fiction for schools. Charlie Gordon, who desperately wants to be able to read and write, undergoes a brain operation which dramatically increases his intelligence. But can his emotional development keep pace with the intellectual?
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Flowers for Algernon

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2005
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9780156030304
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Flowers For Algernon

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2017
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New
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9781474605731
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Flowers for Algernon (Heinemann Plays)

by Daniel Keyes

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1993-01-27
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9780435232931
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Flowers for Algernon (Millennium SF Masterworks S)

by Daniel Keyes

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2000
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New
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9781857989380
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Gollancz, 2000. Paperback. New. 224 pages. 7.87x5.12x0.71 inches.
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Flowers for Algernon

by Daniel Keyes

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Dream Romantic Unlimited LLC
Published
1981
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Good
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9780553236903
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Bantam Books, 1981. Paperback. Good. Some scuffing to cvrs. Bantam Books, 1981. 216 pp. PB.
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Flowers for Algernon

by Keyes, Daniel

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Browse Awhile Books
Published
1968
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Near Fine
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5th Printing
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Bantam Books, 1968. Movie tie-in with 'Charley.' Cliff Robertson, Claire Bloom photo cover.. 5th Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine.
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Flowers for Algernon

by Keyes, Daniel

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Russell Books Ltd
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New
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9780156030083
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Flowers for Algernon

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