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The Hard-boiled detective Stories from Black mask magazine, 1920-1951 by Herbert Ruhm

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Published by Vintage Books .
Written in English


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Number of Pages396
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Open LibraryOL7462244M
ISBN 10039472156X
ISBN 109780394721569

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