Built to Last
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HMH Books, 2010.
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9780547505688
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David Macaulay., & David Macaulay|AUTHOR. (2010). Built to Last . HMH Books.

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David Macaulay and David Macaulay|AUTHOR. 2010. Built to Last. HMH Books.

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Full titlebuilt to last
Authormacaulay david
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