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Published by Morrow in New York .
Written in English


  • Short stories.,
  • Short stories.,
  • Smuggling -- Fiction.

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About the Edition

Summary, Ten adventure stories of illegal transport by land, sea, and air.

Edition Notes

Statementselected by Phyllis R. Fenner. Illustrated by Charles Geer.
ContributionsGeer, Charles, illus.
LC ClassificationsPZ5.F35
The Physical Object
Pagination221 p. :
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20312626M

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