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The con man

Ed McBain

The con man

an 87th Precinct mystery

by Ed McBain

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Published by Chivers in Bath .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Boardman, 1960.

StatementEd McBain.
SeriesA Lythway book
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3563.A25/
The Physical Object
Pagination(296)p. ;
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20500935M
ISBN 100745102735
OCLC/WorldCa12949117

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