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3 edition of The vanishing point found in the catalog.

The vanishing point

by Val McDermid

  • 74 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Atlantic Monthly Press, Distributed by Publishers Group West in New York, [Berkeley, Calif.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Television personalities,
  • Englisch,
  • Roman,
  • Kidnapping,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    When a dying reality television star"s child is snatched at an international airport, ghost writer and guardian Stephanie Harker assists the FBI"s search while investigating the family"s past to discover a motive for the abduction.

    Edition Notes

    StatementVal McDermid
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6063.C37 V36 2012b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 438 pages ;
    Number of Pages438
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26245331M
    ISBN 100802120520
    ISBN 109780802120526
    LC Control Number2013443678
    OCLC/WorldCa781678627


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The vanishing point by Val McDermid Download PDF EPUB FB2

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