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The best of cold blood by Sellers, Peter

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Published by MJF Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Fiction,
  • Murder,
  • Revenge,
  • Canadian Detective and mystery stories

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Peters Sellers & John North
LC ClassificationsPR9197.35.D48 B47 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination171 pages ;
Number of Pages171
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26381570M
ISBN 101567318002
ISBN 109781567318005
LC Control Number2006924745

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