The Imagined City

A Literary History of Winnipeg

Publisher: Turnstone Press

Written in English
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Edition Notes

ContributionsDavid Arnason (Editor), Mhari Mackintosh (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11265584M
ISBN 100888012985
ISBN 109780888012982

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