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The Spanish prisoner

Frank Gruber

The Spanish prisoner

by Frank Gruber

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Published by Hale in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, New York, Dutton, 1969.

Statementby Frank Gruber.
The Physical Object
Pagination3-186p. ;
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15134253M
ISBN 100709116136
OCLC/WorldCa28393

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