Hook Man Speaks by Matt Clark

Cover of: Hook Man Speaks | Matt Clark

Published by Berkley Books in New York .

Written in English

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StatementMatt Clark.
LC ClassificationsPS3553.L28734 H66 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination197 p. ;
Number of Pages197
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3943913M
ISBN 100425181626
LC Control Number2001025810

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