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Published by Forge in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementBill Pronzini.
Series"Nameless Detective" mysteries
LC ClassificationsPS3566.R67 F48 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p. ;
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22527391M
ISBN 100765318180
ISBN 109780765318183
LC Control Number2008005228

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