The namesake a Commissario Alec Blume novel by Conor Fitzgerald

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Published by Bloomsbury in New York .

Written in English

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  • Organized crime,
  • Murder,
  • Police,
  • Investigation,
  • Fiction

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StatementConor Fitzgerald
LC ClassificationsPR9120.9.F58 N36 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25214718M
ISBN 109781608198450
LC Control Number2012004284

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