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7 edition of Debatable deaths found in the catalog.

Debatable deaths

by Gary L. Blackwood

  • 265 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Marshall Cavendish Benchmark in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography,
  • Celebrities -- Death,
  • Death,
  • Death -- Causes,
  • Celebrities -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Gary L. Blackwood.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesUnsolved history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT105 .B583 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3297181M
    ISBN 100761418881
    LC Control Number2004022237

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