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- ISBN: 0312869703 (alk. paper)
- ISBN: 9780312869700 (alk. paper)
- Physical Description: 270 p. ; 22 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : Tom Doherty Associates, 2001.
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|General Note:|| "A Forge book."
|Summary, etc.:|| "Oscar Stone is a hangman. Ordinary people do not understand Oscar Stone or his motives. Everything he does, he does impeccably. He is more bloodless than bloodthirsty. He is a profound student of his art, completely versed in its traditions over the centuries. He is a student of ropes and their properties, a master of the latest scientific knowledge about the human neck, a careful calculator of weights and drops, and an exacting observer of results." -- Jacket.
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