Organized Crime (Contemporary Issues Companion)
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Organized Crime (Contemporary Issues Companion)

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Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Law & Crime,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12)

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9628936M
ISBN 10073771624X
ISBN 109780737716245

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