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2 edition of Born to lose found in the catalog.

Born to lose

James G. Hollock

Born to lose

Stanley B. Hoss and the crime spree that gripped a nation

by James G. Hollock

  • 300 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Kent State University Press in Kent, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criminals,
  • Murderers,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJames G. Hollock ; with a foreword by James Jessen Badal
    SeriesTrue crime history series, True crime history series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6248.H675 H65 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 389 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages389
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24884975M
    ISBN 101606350978
    ISBN 109781606350973
    LC Control Number2011000673
    OCLC/WorldCa697612777

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