Murder on Rue du Bac by Tony Foster

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Published by McClelland & Stewart in Toronto .

Written in English

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StatementTony Foster.
SeriesM&S paperback
The Physical Object
Pagination[7], 296 p. --
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18691901M
ISBN 100771032374

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