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The real McCoy

a novel

by Darin Strauss

  • 78 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • McCoy, Kid, 1873-1940 -- Fiction,
  • Boxers (Sports) -- Fiction,
  • Swindlers and swindling -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDarin Strauss.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3569.T692245 R43 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination326 p. ;
    Number of Pages326
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3560162M
    ISBN 100525946519
    LC Control Number2002023545


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