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A reader"s guide to the private eye novel

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G.K. Hall, Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International , New York, Toronto, New York
Detective and mystery stories -- Stories, plots, etc, Detective and mystery stories -- Bibliography, Best books, Fiction -- 20th century -- Stories, plots
Other titlesPrivate eye novel.
StatementGary Warren Niebuhr.
SeriesReader"s guides to mystery novels
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN3448.D4 N54 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 323 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1413125M
ISBN 100816118027
LC Control Number93022212

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