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Great Canadian women

Lisa Wojna

Great Canadian women

nineteen portraits of extraordinary women

by Lisa Wojna

  • 96 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Folklore Pub. in [Edmonton] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Canada -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLisa Wojna.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesGreat Canadian stories
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. ;
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21630341M
    ISBN 101894864476
    OCLC/WorldCa61175026

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