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Book Information:

Author: Alan F. Beardon
Title: The geometry of discrete groups
Additional book information: Graduate Texts in Mathematics, vol. 91, Springer-Verlag, Berlin and New York, 1983, xii + 337 pp., $39.00. ISBN 0-387-90788-2.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Clifford J. Earle
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 18 (1988), 78-80
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