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The whistling thorn

The whistling thorn

South Asian Canadian fiction

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Published by Mosaic Press in Oakville, Ont, Buffalo, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Short stories, Canadian -- South Asian authors.,
    • Canadian fiction -- 20th century.,
    • South Asians -- Canada -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 140-144).

      Statementedited by Suwanda Sugunasiri.
      ContributionsSugunasiri, Suwanda H. J.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9194.5.S69 W47 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination144 p. ;
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL877599M
      ISBN 100889625476
      LC Control Number95164412
      OCLC/WorldCa31289041

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