Last of the Red Hot Poppas by Jason Berry

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Published by Chin Music Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General,
  • Governors,
  • Governors" spouses,
  • Lawyers,
  • Louisiana

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsCraig Mod (Designer), David Rutledge (Editor), Bruce Rutledge (Editor), Leslie Staub (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8581574M
ISBN 100974199524
ISBN 109780974199528
OCLC/WorldCa71836647

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