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Crime Science How Investigators Use Science to Track Down the Bad Guys by Vivien Bowers

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Published by Maple Tree Press .
Written in English


  • Forensic Science,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Law Enforcement,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Law & Crime,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Criminal investigation,
  • Forensic sciences,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Grades 3-4

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Edition Notes

ContributionsMartha Newbigging (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12223300M
ISBN 10189568868X
ISBN 109781895688689

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