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Mary Roberts Rinehart, mistress of mystery

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Published by Brownstone Books, Distributed by the Borgo Press in San Bernardino, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rinehart, Mary Roberts, 1876-1958 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    Statementby Frances H. Bachelder ; edited by Dale Salwak and Daryl F. Mallett.
    SeriesBrownstone mystery guides,, v. 15
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3535.I73 Z58 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination120 p. ;
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1393198M
    ISBN 100809551756, 0809551500
    LC Control Number93000342


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