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Great stories from the Prairies

Great stories from the Prairies

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Published by Red Deer Press in Calgary .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, Canadian -- Prairie Provinces,
  • Canadian fiction -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Birk Sproxton.
    ContributionsSproxton, Birk.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination316 p. ;
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15550635M
    ISBN 10088995223X
    OCLC/WorldCa45002962

    "Reprint of original London edition, "--p. [21]. Includes facsimile of t.-p. of London edition with title: Travels in the great western prairies, the Anahuac and Rocky Mountains, and in the Oregon Territory. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Contact Q Street Lincoln, NE [email protected]


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