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Masters of Doom

How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture
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Random House Trade Paperbacks
Romero, John,, Biography/Autobiography, Biography & Autobiography, Biography / Autobiography, Video & Electronic - General, General, Biography & Autobiography / General, 1967-, Carmack,
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Open LibraryOL8021008M
ISBN 100812972155
ISBN 139780812972153

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