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Murder at the MLA

a novel

by D. J. H. Jones

  • 113 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Chicago (Ill.),
  • Illinois,
  • Chicago
    • Subjects:
    • Modern Language Association of America -- Fiction.,
    • Police -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Fiction.,
    • College teachers -- Fiction.,
    • English teachers -- Fiction.,
    • Chicago (Ill.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby D.J.H. Jones.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3560.O474 M87 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination217 p. ;
      Number of Pages217
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1719564M
      ISBN 100820315028
      LC Control Number92022681

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