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Published by Perfect Crime in Baltimore, MD .
Written in English


  • Murder,
  • Investigation,
  • Fiction

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Edition Notes

StatementJohn C. Boland
LC ClassificationsPS3552.O575 L37 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination238 pages ;
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25304512M
ISBN 109780982515785
LC Control Number2010502112

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