Chicago blues

by Hugh Holton

Publisher: Forge in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 384 Downloads: 300
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  • Chicago (Ill.),
  • Illinois,
  • Chicago


  • Cole, Larry (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
  • Police -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Fiction.,
  • Chicago (Ill.) -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

StatementHugh Holton.
LC ClassificationsPS3558.O4373 C48 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination384 p. ;
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL805984M
ISBN 100312859848
LC Control Number95042568

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