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Published by Knopf; [distributed by Random House] in New York .
Written in English

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Places:

  • New York (State)

Subjects:

  • Police -- New York (State) -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] John Gardner. Illus. by John Napper.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.G23117 Su, PS3557.A712 Su
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 673 p.
Number of Pages673
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5283699M
ISBN 10039447144X
LC Control Number72002226

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