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Confessions of a gambler

by Rayda Jacobs

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Published by Overlook Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Muslim women -- Fiction,
  • Casinos -- Fiction,
  • Gambling -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRayda Jacobs.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9369.3.J289 C66 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17993274M
    ISBN 109781585678976
    LC Control Number2007060111

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