Fire on the lake by William Kritlow

Cover of: Fire on the lake | William Kritlow

Published by Thomas Nelson Publishers in Nashville, Tenn .

Written in English

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  • Champlain, Lake

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  • Champlain, Lake -- Fiction.

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Book details

StatementWilliam Kritlow.
SeriesThe Lake Champlain mysteries ;, bk. 2
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3561.R567 F57 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination281 p. ;
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL792472M
ISBN 100785280995
LC Control Number95025036
OCLC/WorldCa33013526

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