Manhattan nocturne by Harrison, Colin

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Published by Crown in New York .

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StatementColin Harrison.
The Physical Object
Pagination355 p.
Number of Pages355
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Open LibraryOL23268311M
ISBN 100517584921
OCLC/WorldCa34799099

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