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1 edition of Long gone found in the catalog.

Long gone

a novel

by Alafair Burke

  • 175 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by HarperLuxe in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Homicide,
  • Family secrets,
  • Murder,
  • Conspiracies,
  • Art museums,
  • Fiction,
  • Investigation,
  • Secrecy

  • About the Edition

    When her dream job turns into a living nightmare, causing her to become the prime suspect in a murder investigation, art gallery manager Alice Humphrey must prove that she has been set up--a deadly mission that plunges her into a high-tech criminal conspiracy that is shockingly linked to her own family.

    Edition Notes

    Originally published: New York : HarperCollins, 2011.

    StatementAlafair Burke
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS
    The Physical Object
    Pagination535 pages (large print) ;
    Number of Pages535
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26631335M
    ISBN 100062017942
    ISBN 109780062017949
    OCLC/WorldCa670475978


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