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Lines and shadows

Joseph Wambaugh

Lines and shadows

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Published by Macdonald in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Border Alien Robbery Force.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJoseph Wambaugh.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV8079.T5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination383p. ;
    Number of Pages383
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17410139M
    ISBN 100356105539
    OCLC/WorldCa12514505


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Lines and shadows by Joseph Wambaugh; 8 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Border Alien Robbery Force, Border patrols, Mexican Alien labor, Mexican Foreign workers, Mexicans, Police patrol, Undercover operations, Achilles (Greek mythology), Poetry; Places: California, San Diego.

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