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The black tower

Author: Louis Bayard
Publisher: New York : Harperluxe, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : 1st Harperluxe edView all editions and formats
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Having used his mastery of disguise and surveillance to nab some of France's most notorious criminals, early nineteenth-century detective Vidocq teams up with obscure medical student Hector to track down the most challenging adversary of his career, a case with ties to the missing son of Marie Antoinette.
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Genre/Form: History
Fiction
Historical fiction
Mystery fiction
Named Person: Eugène François Vidocq; Eugène François Vidocq; Eugène François Vidocq
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Bayard
ISBN: 9780061668326 006166832X
OCLC Number: 256494556
Description: xiii, 489 pages : map, genealogical table ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Louis Bayard.

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Having used his mastery of disguise and surveillance to nab some of France's most notorious criminals, early nineteenth-century detective Vidocq teams up with obscure medical student Hector to track down the most challenging adversary of his career, a case with ties to the missing son of Marie Antoinette.

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