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The Michigan murders

Edward Keyes

The Michigan murders

the true story of the manhunt for a psychotic killer

by Edward Keyes

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Published by New English Library in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Murder -- Michigan -- Washtenaw Co.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published, New York , Reader"s Digest Press, 1976 ; London , New English Library, 1977.

    StatementEdward Keyes.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6533.M5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination367p. ;
    Number of Pages367
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17210903M
    ISBN 100450040070
    OCLC/WorldCa16433805


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