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Until the last dog dies

a Joe Box mystery

by John Laurence Robinson

  • 129 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by RiverOak in Colorado Springs .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- Crimes against -- Fiction.,
  • Private investigators -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Laurence Robinson.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3618.O328 U57 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination381 p. ;
    Number of Pages381
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3289419M
    ISBN 101589190211
    LC Control Number2004002801
    OCLC/WorldCa54501225

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About the Author Robert Guffey is the author of Chameleo: A Strange but True Story of Invisible Spies, Heroin Addiction, and Homeland Security, a collection of novellas entitled Spies & Saucers.