Worlds of Wonder: Readings in Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature (Reappraisals: Canadian Writers Series)



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Edition Notes

ContributionsJean-Francois Leroux (Editor), Camille R. La Bossiere (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8081047M
ISBN 100776605704
ISBN 109780776605708

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