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9 edition of A line in the sand found in the catalog.

A line in the sand

a novel

by Gerald Seymour

  • 180 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • Iran
    • Subjects:
    • Intelligence service -- Fiction,
    • Retirees -- Fiction,
    • Assassins -- Fiction,
    • England -- Fiction,
    • Iran -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGerald Seymour.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6069.E734 L56 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination398 p. :
      Number of Pages398
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6778239M
      ISBN 100684854775
      LC Control Number00020771

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