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Canadians as winners

Pierre Berton

Canadians as winners

delivered at Memorial University of Newfoundland, Saturday, April 6, 1974

by Pierre Berton

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Published by Published for the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science by the Division of University Relations and Development, Memorial University of Newfoundland in St. John"s, Nfdl .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Heroes.,
  • National characteristics, Canadian -- Anecdotes, facetiae, satire, etc.,
  • National characteristics, Canadian.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe F. W. Angel Memorial lecture -- 1974
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF5050 .B47, F5050 B47
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19849532M

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