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Call for the dead

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Published by Walker & Company in New York .
Written in English



  • England


  • Smiley, George (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Intelligence officers -- Fiction,
  • Cold War -- Fiction,
  • England -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

StatementJohn le Carré.
LC ClassificationsPR6062.E33 C3 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3308583M
ISBN 100802714439
LC Control Number2004056050

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