Great stories of suspense. by Ross Macdonald

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

Written in English

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  • Detective and mystery stories, American,
  • Detective and mystery stories, English

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LC ClassificationsPZ1.M146 Gr, PS648.D4 Gr
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 823 p.
Number of Pages823
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5047209M
ISBN 100394492927
LC Control Number74007743

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