Crime Where the Nights are Long

Canadian Stories of Crime and Adventure from the Golden Age of Storytelling by David Skene-Melvin

Publisher: Simon & Pierre

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    ISBN 10088924281X
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Crime Where the Nights are Long Canadian Stories of Crime and Adventure from the Golden Age of Storytelling. Edited by David Skene-Melvin. Paperback: We also acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund and Livres Canada Books, and the Government of Ontario through the Ontario Book Publishing.

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