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The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

by Godey, John

Condition: Good


NY: Dell, 1974. Book. Good. Mass Market Paperback. Reprint.. First Dell printing Description: 350 pp. Spine slanted and creased but binding still sturdy. Moderate toning of text. No markings. Light rubbing of spine edges. Lexington Avenue Subway map. A tale of four desperate men who hijack a NYC subway and demand a $1 million ransom. Movie tie-in. Cover shows a subway pulling into a murky platform. Size: 12mo.

Four men seize a New York City subway train and hold its passengers hostage. Their escape would seem inconceivable. Only one thing is certain: they aren't stopping for anything.




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rubbing
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12mo
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edges
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