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spy in a catcher"s mask

Kurt Willinger

spy in a catcher"s mask

a novel

by Kurt Willinger

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Published by Sabre Press in Troy, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Berg, Moe, 1902-1972 -- Fiction.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Fiction.,
  • Catchers (Baseball) -- Fiction.,
  • Baseball players -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Kurt Willinger.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3573.I45646 S68 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 361 p. ;
    Number of Pages361
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1270672M
    ISBN 101879094452, 1879094444
    LC Control Number95001867


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