Southward the winter visitor a novel of snowbird humor by Howard H. Birnie

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Published by Willow River Pub. in Saskatoon .

Written in English

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StatementHoward H. Birnie ; artwork by Ches Anderson.
The Physical Object
Pagination185 p. :
Number of Pages185
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Open LibraryOL20125955M
ISBN 10097359781X
OCLC/WorldCa72982476

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