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Mesopotamia by Arthur Nersesian

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Published by Akashic Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Women journalists,
  • Elvis Presley impersonators,
  • Crimes against,
  • Fiction

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Sandy, recently fired and divorced, agrees to do a freelance job in Memphis on a runaway bride, but she becomes drawn to a story about the murders of Elvis Presley impersonators who were supposed to perform at a local contest.

Edition Notes

Statementby Arthur Nersesian
LC ClassificationsPS3564.E67 M47 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination236 p. :
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25000790M
ISBN 101936070081
ISBN 109781936070084
LC Control Number2009939081

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