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Old lost land of Newfoundland

Wayne Johnston

Old lost land of Newfoundland

family, memory, fiction & myth

by Wayne Johnston

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Published by NeWest Press in Edmonton, Alta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indian mythology -- Newfoundland and Labrador,
  • Newfoundland and Labrador -- History,
  • Newfoundland and Labrador -- Mythology,
  • Newfoundland and Labrador -- Civilization

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWayne Johnston.
    SeriesHenry Kreisel Lecture Series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.J599 O54 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. ; 21 cm.
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23670193M
    ISBN 101897126352
    ISBN 109781897126356
    LC Control Number2009397662

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