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The Manchurian candidate.

Richard Condon

The Manchurian candidate.

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Published by Michael Joseph in London .
Written in English


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Previous ed, 1960.

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Open LibraryOL22415393M
ISBN 100718110544
OCLC/WorldCa410718090


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Raymond is the novel's protagonist, the main character. He served as a sergeant in the Korean War.