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last crossing by Guy Vanderhaeghe

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Published by Little, Brown in London .
Written in English


  • Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Fiction.,
  • Missing persons -- Fiction.,
  • Brothers -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Originally published: Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2002.

StatementGuy Vanderhaeghe.
The Physical Object
Pagination468 p. ;
Number of Pages468
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15576544M
ISBN 100316726176

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