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Swamp Angel (New Canadian Library) by Ethel Wilson

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Published by New Canadian Library .
Written in English


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  • Fiction / Literary,
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Edition Notes

ContributionsGeorge Bowering (Afterword)
The Physical Object
FormatMass Market Paperback
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8076659M
ISBN 100771089589
ISBN 109780771089589

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