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Murder in China

Charlotte Epstein

Murder in China

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Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementCharlotte Epstein.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3555.P645 M87 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination182 p. ;
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2208593M
ISBN 100385261977
LC Control Number89030922
OCLC/WorldCa19322436


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