Lack of the Irish A Mystery Set at the University of Notre Dame (Roger and Philip Knight Mysteries Set at the Univ. of Notre Dame) by Ralph McInerny

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Published by St. Martin"s Dead Letter .

Written in English

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  • Modern fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Mystery & Detective - Series,
  • Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General,
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Mystery fiction

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The Physical Object
FormatMass Market Paperback
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9550566M
ISBN 100312969279
ISBN 109780312969271

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