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Published by Talonbooks in Vancouver, B.C .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementby Ken Mitchell.
ContributionsMitchell, Ken, 1940-
LC ClassificationsPS"8576"I8"C6
The Physical Object
Pagination218 p.
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20129273M
ISBN 100889221685

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