Along the river by E. Charlesbois

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Published by Outskirts Press in Denver, Colo .

Written in English

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  • Rural families -- Saint Lawrence River Valley -- Ficton,
  • Country life -- Saint Lawrence River Valley -- Ficton,
  • Saint Lawrence River Valley -- Social life and customs -- Ficton

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Book details

StatementE. Charlesbois.
LC ClassificationsPR9199.4.C4775 A79 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination184 p. :
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18338096M
ISBN 10143270091X
ISBN 109781432700911
LC Control Number2006938479

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