Poems from a little town.

Publisher: Taurus Offset in Parry Sound, Ont

Written in English
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  • Canadian poetry -- Ontario -- Parry Sound (District).,
  • Canadian poetry -- 20th century.,
  • Older people"s writings, Canadian -- Ontario -- Parry Sound (District).
  • Edition Notes

    Compiled by Grace Jacklin.

    ContributionsJacklin, Grace.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination88 p. :
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18932277M

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