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An ideal crime

Jeffrey Ashford

An ideal crime

A question of principle.

by Jeffrey Ashford

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Published by Harper Collins in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesDiamond crime
ContributionsAshford, Jeffrey.
The Physical Object
Pagination389p. ;
Number of Pages389
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18193103M
ISBN 100261662597
OCLC/WorldCa224462573

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