Solv-a-crime by Armistead C. Gordon

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Published by Scholastic Book Service in New York .

Written in English

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47 short mysteries with solutions

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Statementby A.C. Gordon ; adapted by Lewis Gardner
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Pagination96 p
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24957474M

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Synopsis- When a crime Solv-a-crime book reported, you are called upon to do the math to find out who broke into the safe in an apartment.

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