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The big sleep.

Raymond Chandler

The big sleep.

by Raymond Chandler

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Published by Ballatine Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published in 1939.

The Physical Object
Pagination216 p.
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21957879M

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