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Two solitudes

Hugh MacLennan

Two solitudes

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Published by Macmillan of Canada in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHugh MacLennan.
SeriesLaurentian library -- 1, Laurentian library (Series) -- 1.
The Physical Object
Pagination412 p ;
Number of Pages412
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13569866M
OCLC/WorldCa615057


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A Rhodes scholar at Oxford, MacLennan received a Ph.D. from Princeton () and taught Latin and history at Lower Canada College, Montreal (–45). He was. pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth with gilt lettering.

Pages are slightly tanned with light foxing and thumbing inside, inscription to the ffep. Binding is firm with light corner bumping and moderate bleached around the edges of boards. Spine is. Feb 07,  · Get to know the book from the Atlantic provinces, February by Lisa Moore.

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