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Odds against tomorrow

Patti Beckman

Odds against tomorrow

by Patti Beckman

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Published by Silhouette, distributed by Pocket Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Source: Copyright deposit, Aug. 12, 1985.

StatementPatti Beckman.
SeriesSilhouette special edition ;, 270
ContributionsSilhouette books., Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLC R CP00342
The Physical Object
Pagination250 p. :
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1513275M
ISBN 100373092709
LC Control Number93196943

Odds Against Tomorrow Nathaniel Rich, Farrar, Straus and Giroux pp. ISBN Summary New York City, the near future: Mitchell Zukor, a gifted young mathematician, is hired by a mysterious new financial consulting firm, FutureWorld. Odds Against Tomorrow () Plot. Showing all 4 items Jump to: Summaries (4) Summaries. Dave Burke hires two very different debt-burdened men for a bank robbery. Suspicion and prejudice threaten to end their partnership. —.

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