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The convict a novel by James Lee Burke

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Published by Hyperion in New York .
Written in English



  • Louisiana


  • Louisiana -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

Statementby James Lee Burke.
LC ClassificationsPS3552.U723 C6 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p. ;
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL783598M
ISBN 100786881437
LC Control Number95015701

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