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11 edition of Compulsion. found in the catalog.

Compulsion.

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Chicago (Ill.)
    • Subjects:
    • Leopold, Nathan Freudenthal, 1904-1971 -- Fiction,
    • Loeb, Richard A., 1905 or 6-1936 -- Fiction,
    • Murderers -- Fiction,
    • Chicago (Ill.) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.L578 Co, PS3523.E7994 Co
      The Physical Object
      Pagination495 p.
      Number of Pages495
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6200716M
      LC Control Number56009911


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