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The Penguin anthology of Canadian humour

The Penguin anthology of Canadian humour

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Published by Viking Canada in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canadian wit and humor,
  • Canada -- Humor

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCanadian humour.
    Statementedited and with an introduction by Will Ferguson.
    GenreHumor.
    ContributionsFerguson, Will.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 476 p. ;
    Number of Pages476
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21420400M
    ISBN 100670064432
    ISBN 109780670064434

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