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Who killed Janet Smith?

Edward Starkins

Who killed Janet Smith?

the 1924 Vancouver killing that remains Canada"s most intriguing unsolved murder

by Edward Starkins

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Published by Macmillan of Canada in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smith, Janet, -- d. 1924.,
  • Murder -- British Columbia -- Vancouver

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Edward Starkins.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 348 p., [4] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20734554M
    ISBN 100771598130
    OCLC/WorldCa12152836


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