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Authors: Burak Ozbagci and András I. Stipsicz
Title: Surgery on contact 3-manifolds and Stein surfaces
Additional book information: Springer-Verlag, Berlin; János Bolyai Mathematical Society, Budapest, 2004, 281 pp., ISBN 3-540-22944-2, US$89.95; ISBN 963-9453-03-X

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Review Information:

Reviewer: John B. Etnyre
Affiliation: Georgia Institute of Technology
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 43 (2006), 429-434
MSC (2000): Primary 53D35; Secondary 32Q28, 57R17, 57R65
Published electronically: April 19, 2006
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