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George V

the unexpected king
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Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Books , London
SeriesPenguin monarchs
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationx, 120 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26234870M
ISBN 100141976896
ISBN 139780141976891

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George V. Higgins () was a lawyer, journalist, teacher, and the author of 29 books, including Bomber's Law, Trust, and Kennedy for the Defense.

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George V. Higgins (Novem – November 6, ) was an American author, lawyer, newspaper columnist, raconteur and college professor. He authored 29 books, including Bomber's Law, Trust and Kennedy for the Defense and is best known for his bestselling crime novels, including The Friends of Eddie Coyle, which established the Boston noir genre of gangster tales that spawned Alma mater: Boston College (BA, JD) Stanford University.

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