**The Geometry and Topology of Three-Manifolds**

by William P Thurston

**Publisher**: Mathematical Sciences Research Institute 2002**ISBN/ASIN**: B00072N0KI**Number of pages**: 502

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The author's intent is to describe the very strong connection between geometry and lowdimensional topology in a way which will be useful and accessible (with some effort) to graduate students and mathematicians working in related fields, particularly 3-manifolds and Kleinian groups.

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