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A country of old men

the last Dave Brandstetter mystery

by Joseph Hansen

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Plume in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Brandstetter, Dave (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
    • Private investigators -- United States -- Fiction,
    • Gay men -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJoseph Hansen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3558.A513 C68 1991b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination177 p. ;
      Number of Pages177
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1561204M
      ISBN 100452268052
      LC Control Number91042519
      OCLC/WorldCa24872141

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