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Life on homicide

a police detective"s memoir

by William McCormack

  • 36 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Stoddart in Toronto, New York .
Written in

    Places:
  • Ontario,
  • Toronto,
  • Toronto.
    • Subjects:
    • McCormack, William, 1933-,
    • McCormack, William, 1933-,
    • Murder -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Case studies.,
    • Murder -- Investigation -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Case studies.,
    • Detectives -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Biography.,
    • Meurtre -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Enquêtes.,
    • Meurtre -- Ontario -- Toronto.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilliam McCormack with Bob Cooper.
      ContributionsCooper, Bob
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6535.C33 T675 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 236 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages236
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL444176M
      ISBN 100773730729
      LC Control Number98156738
      OCLC/WorldCa38432531


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