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A LITTLE YELLOW DOG (Easy Rawlins Mysteries

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Published by Washington Square Press .
Written in English


  • Mystery & Detective - Hard-Boiled,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Mystery & Detective - General

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Edition Notes


SeriesEasy Rawlins (5)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7644656M
ISBN 100671019864
ISBN 109780671019860

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