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distant view of death

Jack Scott

distant view of death

by Jack Scott

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Published by Chivers in (Bath) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Collins, 1981.

StatementJack Scott.
SeriesA Midnight large print thriller, Atlantic large print
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6069.C59/
The Physical Object
Pagination319p. ;
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22160722M
ISBN 100851194656, 089340425X

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