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My Father"s Gun One Family, Three Badges, One Hundred Years in the NYPD by Brian McDonald

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Published by Dutton Adult .
Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Police & security services,
  • Police,
  • Irish American families,
  • Police Personnel,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • New York (State),
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • New York,
  • Irish Americans,
  • Historical - U.S,
  • Lawyers & Judges,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • General,
  • Biography

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages309
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7771026M
ISBN 10052594396X
ISBN 109780525943969

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