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The New Centurions

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Published by Grand Central Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Espionage/Intrigue,
  • Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural,
  • Suspense,
  • Fiction / General,
  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Espionage / Thriller,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMichael Connelly (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    Number of Pages528
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10262718M
    ISBN 100446509221
    ISBN 109780446509220
    OCLC/WorldCa179802071


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