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A long line of dead men

Lawrence Block

A long line of dead men

a Matthew Scudder novel

by Lawrence Block

  • 185 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Thorndike Press in Thorndike, Me .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Scudder, Matt (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
    • Private investigators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction,
    • Large type books,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLawrence Block.
      SeriesThorndike large print Americana series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3552.L63 L6 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination480 p. (large print) ;
      Number of Pages480
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1120867M
      ISBN 100786204079
      LC Control Number94047382

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