Front runner by Felix Francis

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  • Private investigators,
  • Horse racing,
  • Fiction

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Book details

StatementFelix Francis
ContributionsFrancis, Dick
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6056.R273 F76 2015
The Physical Object
Pagination372 pages
Number of Pages372
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27188617M
ISBN 100399168230
ISBN 109780399168239
LC Control Number2015025077
OCLC/WorldCa912140672

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