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Published by Amicus in Mankato, MN .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Case studies,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Forensic sciences,
  • Criminal investigation

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJohn Townsend
SeriesAmazing crime scene science
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV8073.8 .T683 2012
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25161050M
ISBN 109781607531692
LC Control Number2010044368
OCLC/WorldCa672300086

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