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Slanted Jack

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Published by Baen in Riverdale, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Boys,
  • Soldiers of fortune,
  • Life on other planets,
  • Nanotechnology,
  • Mercenary soldiers,
  • Fiction

Book details:

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When Jon agrees to help a con man from his past protect a very special young boy he and Lobo find themselves facing a gang boss, a group of religious fanatics, and the government.

Edition Notes

StatementMark L. Van Name
SeriesJon and Lobo series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3622.A666 S63 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination474 pages ;
Number of Pages474
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26340627M
ISBN 101416591621
ISBN 109781416591627
OCLC/WorldCa232979631

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