The Last Checkmate: A Novel
William Morrow Paperbacks, 2021.
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Gabriella D. Saab., & Gabriella D. Saab|AUTHOR. (2021). The Last Checkmate: A Novel . William Morrow Paperbacks.Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)
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Gabriella D. Saab, and Gabriella D. Saab|AUTHOR. The Last Checkmate: A Novel William Morrow Paperbacks, 2021.
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|Full title||last checkmate|
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|Last Update||2023-01-21 19:02:30PM|
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