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FICTION 1—The Thorn Birds, McCullough (1 last week) 2—The Crash of '79, Erdman (2) 3—Falconer, Cheever (4) 4—Trinity, Uris (5) 5—Oliver's Story, Segal (6) 6—Condominium, MacDonald (3) 7—The Chancellor Manuscript, Ludlum (7) 8—Illusions, Bach (8) 9—Full Disclosure, Safire (10) 10—Paris One, Brady


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