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Drifting home by Pierre Berton

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Published by Douglas & McIntyre in Vancouver .
Written in English


  • Berton, Pierre, -- 1920- -- Journeys -- Yukon River (Yukon and Alaska),
  • Yukon -- Description and travel,
  • Yukon River (Yukon and Alaska) -- Description and travel.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPierre Berton.
The Physical Object
Pagination174 p. :
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22492800M
ISBN 101550549510

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