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By hook or by crook by Emma Lathen

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

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StatementEmma Lathen.
SeriesA Simon and Schuster novel of suspense
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p. ;
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23252806M
ISBN 100671219626

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