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Lines and shadows by Joseph Wambaugh

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Published by Morrow in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • California,
  • San Diego.

Subjects:

  • Police patrol -- California -- San Diego,
  • Undercover operations -- California -- San Diego,
  • Border patrols -- California -- San Diego,
  • Alien labor, Mexican -- California -- San Diego,
  • Mexicans -- California -- San Diego

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJoseph Wambaugh.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV8148.S32 W35 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination383 p. ;
Number of Pages383
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3171133M
ISBN 100688026192
LC Control Number83013313

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