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Modern Canadian plays

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Published by Talonbooks in Vancouver .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canadian drama -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p.405-412.

    Statementedited by Jerry Wasserman.
    ContributionsWasserman, Jerry, 1945-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination412 p. ;
    Number of Pages412
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14089885M
    ISBN 100889222436


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