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The silence on the shore.

Hugh Garner

The silence on the shore.

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Published by McClelland and Stewart in [Toronto] .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.G1848 Si, PR9199.3.G3 Si
The Physical Object
Pagination311 p.
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5875702M
LC Control Number63004717
OCLC/WorldCa2460484

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