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Best Canadian short stories

Best Canadian short stories

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Published by Seal Books in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, Canadian

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by John Stevens.
    SeriesBantam-Seal book
    ContributionsStevens, John.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 312 p.
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19409123M
    ISBN 100770421741


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