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A single spy

Christie, William

A single spy

  • 165 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Undercover operations,
  • Fiction,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Intelligence officers

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam Christie
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3553.H735 S56 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination391 pages
    Number of Pages391
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27232482M
    ISBN 101250080819
    ISBN 109781250080813
    LC Control Number2016055981
    OCLC/WorldCa947811560


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