Famous forensic cases by Rebecca Stefoff

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Published by Marshall Cavendish Benchmark in New York .

Written in English

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  • Forensic sciences -- Case studies -- Juvenile literature

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementby Rebecca Stefoff.
GenreCase studies, Juvenile literature.
SeriesForensic science investigated
LC ClassificationsHV8073 .S7314 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16474790M
ISBN 109780761430827
LC Control Number2008003634

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