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The Lasko tangent

by Richard North Patterson

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Politics and government -- Fiction.,
  • Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Published by arrangement with W.W. Norton.

    StatementRichard North Patterson
    GenreFiction.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination229 p. ;
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24212053M
    ISBN 10034532532X
    ISBN 109780345325327
    OCLC/WorldCa12827089

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