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3 edition of Black duck found in the catalog.

Black duck

by Janet Taylor Lisle

  • 242 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Sleuth/Philomel in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adventure and adventurers,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Prohibition,
  • Fiction,
  • Gangsters,
  • Adventure stories,
  • Friendship,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Years afterwards, Ruben Hart tells the story of how, in 1929 Newport, Rhode Island, his family and his best friend"s family were caught up in the violent competition among groups trying to control the local rum-smuggling trade.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJanet Taylor Lisle
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.L6912 Bla 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination252 p. ;
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24766513M
    ISBN 100399239634
    ISBN 109780399239632
    LC Control Number2005023845
    OCLC/WorldCa61512963

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