No Regrets, Coyote by John Dufresne

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Subjects:

  • Roman,
  • Murder,
  • Investigation,
  • Amerikanisches Englisch,
  • Fiction

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Book details

StatementJohn Dufresne
Series[Wylie Coyote series -- bk. 1]
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3554.U325 .N6 2013
The Physical Object
Pagination328 pages ;
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26632114M
ISBN 100393070530
ISBN 109780393070538
LC Control Number2013013903
OCLC/WorldCa841199144

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