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The Modern Science of Thief-Taking

Nancy Holder

The Modern Science of Thief-Taking

by Nancy Holder

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Published by Dercum Audio .
Written in English

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  • General,
  • Audio - Fiction - General,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape

  • About the Edition

    Best known for his classic novels, Charles Dickens was also a pioneer of detective fiction. This collection includes five timeless stories of crime and detection, including the landmark first use of the plain clothes detective in mystery fiction.

    Edition Notes

    Statementnarrated by Tom Teti
    SeriesMystery Listening
    ContributionsTom Teti (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio Cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12032206M
    ISBN 10155656015X
    ISBN 109781556560156
    OCLC/WorldCa15808135

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