Keep the day job

Vegh, Steven
August 1993
Yankee;Aug93, Vol. 57 Issue 8, p19
Relates a woman's experience on burglars in her Wallington, Connecticut house. Threats; Her sister's arrival in the house; Burglars caught.


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