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Hard-Boiled

John A. Dinan

Hard-Boiled

The Private Investigator in Modern Detective Fiction (Brownstone Mystery Guide, No 16)

by John A. Dinan

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Published by Borgo Pr .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11303172M
ISBN 100893704148
ISBN 109780893704148
OCLC/WorldCa232617624

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