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4 edition of Stories of Quebec found in the catalog.

Stories of Quebec

Stories of Quebec

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Published by Oberon Press in [Ottawa] .
Written in

    Places:
  • Québec (Province)
    • Subjects:
    • Short stories, Canadian.,
    • Québec (Province) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Douglas Daymond & Leslie Monkman.
      ContributionsDaymond, Douglas., Monkman, Leslie.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9197.37.Q42 S86
      The Physical Object
      Pagination182 p. ;
      Number of Pages182
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4224768M
      ISBN 100887503381, 0887503403
      LC Control Number80504746


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