Week-end in Baghdad a detective story. by Ruth Wadham

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Published by Macmillan in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Baghdad (Iraq)

Subjects:

  • Baghdad (Iraq) -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

Book details

SeriesCook Robin mystery
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.W1197 We2
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p.
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6269108M
LC Control Number59005642
OCLC/WorldCa1390241

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