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Daddy was a number runner

Louise Meriwether

Daddy was a number runner

by Louise Meriwether

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Published by Jove in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published:Englewood Cliffs : Prentice-Hall, 1970.

StatementLouise Meriwether.
SeriesJove fiction
The Physical Object
Pagination188 p. ;
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22163334M
ISBN 100515054569
LC Control Number71098887
OCLC/WorldCa8138940

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