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Published by Bantam Books in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Triads (Gangs)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 577-582) and index.

StatementMartin Booth.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6441 .B585 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination608 p. :
Number of Pages608
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18764073M
ISBN 100553505904

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