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The name of the game was murder

Joan Lowery Nixon

The name of the game was murder

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Thorndike Press in Thorndike, Me .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Large type books,
  • Mystery and detective stories,
  • Murder -- Fiction,
  • Authors -- Fiction,
  • Large type books

  • About the Edition

    When she visits her great-uncle, a successful and self-centered author, at his fortress-like home on Catalina Island, fifteen-year-old Samantha becomes involved in his manipulative game that leads to murder.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJoan Lowery Nixon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.N65 Nam 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. (large print) ;
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1411747M
    ISBN 101560547758
    LC Control Number93020596
    OCLC/WorldCa28221048


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