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Murder at Magpie Flats

Kelly P. Gast

Murder at Magpie Flats

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementKelly P. Gast.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.G2555 Ms, PS3557.A847 Ms
The Physical Object
Pagination182 p. ;
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4566555M
ISBN 100385131577
LC Control Number77082450
OCLC/WorldCa3379947


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