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Published by Ballantine in New York .
Written in English


  • Detective and mystery stories.

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Edition Notes

StatementWilliam Diehl
LC ClassificationsPS3554.I345 H66 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination430 p. :
Number of Pages430
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24209772M
ISBN 100345312015
ISBN 109780345312013
LC Control Number83050862

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