By Martin Gardner
The subsequent books are a hundred% IDENTICAL:
"Aha! perception through Gardner, Martin". ISBN: 071671017X
"Aha! Aha! perception by way of Gardner, Martin". ISBN: 0894540017
Don't be fooled through the several ISBN's - the covers are exact and flipping via either books, the pages are identical.
As for the booklet itself, i have not had an opportunity but to learn it - i am nonetheless attempting to straighten out all of the duplicates i've got.
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Aha! Aha! Insight by Martin Gardner