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7 edition of Right as rain found in the catalog.

Right as rain

a novel

by George P. Pelecanos

  • 21 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown, and Co. in Boston .
Written in English

  • Washington (D.C.)
    • Subjects:
    • Strange, Derek (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
    • Private investigators -- Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction,
    • African American detectives -- Fiction,
    • Police corruption -- Fiction,
    • Racism -- Fiction,
    • Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGeorge P. Pelecanos.
      LC ClassificationsPS3566.E354 R54 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination332 p. ;
      Number of Pages332
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6783811M
      ISBN 100316695262
      LC Control Number00034886

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