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Published by Clarke, Irwin in Toronto .
Written in English



  • Canada,
  • Nova Scotia


  • Slick, Sam (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
  • Humorous stories, Canadian.,
  • Canada -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.,
  • Nova Scotia -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

StatementSelected and introduced by Reginald Eyre Watters. Text edited for modern readers by Walter S. Avis.
SeriesClarke Irwin Canadian paperback,, Cl-37
ContributionsWatters, Reginald Eyre, ed., Avis, Walter Spencer, 1919- ed.
LC ClassificationsPZ3.H139 S10, PR9199.2.H34 S10
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 264 p.
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5385984M
LC Control Number72528804

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