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The body wore brocade

by James Melville

  • 120 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Charles Scribner"s Sons, Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan,
  • Kōbe-shi
    • Subjects:
    • Otani, Tetsuo, Supt. (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
    • Police -- Japan -- Kōbe-shi -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJames Melville.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6063.E439 B637 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 174 p. ;
      Number of Pages174
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1715513M
      ISBN 100684194139
      LC Control Number92017868
      OCLC/WorldCa25964842

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