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Published by Pintail, Penguin Group Canada in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Patients,
  • Murder,
  • Police,
  • Investigation,
  • Canadians,
  • Dementia,
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Inspector Ricardo Ramirez investigates the murder of a Cuban boy in Havana.

Edition Notes

StatementPeggy Blair
LC ClassificationsPR9919.4.B67 B43 2013
The Physical Object
Pagination346 p.
Number of Pages346
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27144003M
ISBN 100143186426
ISBN 109780143186427

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