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Boston strangler. by Gerold Frank

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Published by New American Library in [New York] .
Written in English


  • Murder -- Massachusetts -- Boston.

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Edition Notes

SeriesA Signet book
The Physical Object
Pagination[xi], 408 p. :
Number of Pages408
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16065277M

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