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Fool"s republic

Gordon W. Dale

Fool"s republic

a novel

by Gordon W. Dale

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Published by North Atlantic Books in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English


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StatementGordon W. Dale
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3604.A3537 F66 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24479384M
ISBN 109781556439728
LC Control Number2010039989
OCLC/WorldCa657595157


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In the hands of novelist Gordon W. Dale, they drive a masterful political thriller. As Fool’s Republic opens, Simon Wyley floats in a tiny all-white cell. A short-order cook with a genius-level IQ, Wyley has had a steady job for.

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