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Published by Americana Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Political,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • Fiction,
  • Abridged Audio - Fiction/General,
  • Thrillers,
  • Men"s Adventure,
  • Action & Adventure

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesKirk Mcgarvey Series
ContributionsBruce Watson (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9566823M
ISBN 101588072126
ISBN 109781588072122

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