Detective Wore Silk Drawers A Sergeant Cribb Adventure by Peter Lovesey

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Published by G K Hall Audio Books .

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ContributionsJohn Kennedy Melling (Narrator)
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FormatAudio Cassette
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Open LibraryOL9874194M
ISBN 100816194521
ISBN 109780816194520

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