Strawgirl by Abigail Padgett

Cover of: Strawgirl | Abigail Padgett

Published by Mysterious Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • San Diego (Calif.),
  • California,
  • San Diego


  • Bradley, Bo (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Government investigators -- Fiction,
  • Women detectives -- California -- San Diego -- Fiction,
  • Child abuse -- Fiction,
  • Manic-depressive persons -- Fiction,
  • San Diego (Calif.) -- Fiction

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesStraw girl.
StatementAbigail Padgett.
LC ClassificationsPS3566.A3197 S77 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination245 p. ;
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1414767M
ISBN 100892964898
LC Control Number93024179

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"Strawgirl" is the second in her series about Bo Bradley, a manic-depressive investigator of child-abuse cases.

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