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7 edition of The camel of destruction found in the catalog.

The camel of destruction

a Mamur Zapt mystery

by Michael Pearce

  • 46 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Poisoned Pen Press in Scottsdale, AZ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cairo (Egypt),
  • Egypt,
  • Cairo
    • Subjects:
    • Owen, Gareth Cadwallader (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
    • Police -- Egypt -- Cairo -- Fiction.,
    • British -- Egypt -- Fiction.,
    • Police chiefs -- Fiction.,
    • Cairo (Egypt) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMichael Pearce.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6066.E166 C36 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination196 p. ;
      Number of Pages196
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3573202M
      ISBN 101590580249
      LC Control Number2002105061

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