The legendary detective

the private eye in fact and fiction by Walton, John

Written in English
Published: Pages: 219 Downloads: 392
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Subjects:

  • Private investigators,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-212) and index.

StatementJohn Walton
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV8088 .W35 2015
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 219 pages
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27203254M
ISBN 10022630826X
ISBN 109780226308265
LC Control Number2015015806
OCLC/WorldCa908250465

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