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The little girl who was too fond of matches

GaГ©tan Soucy

The little girl who was too fond of matches

a novel

by GaГ©tan Soucy

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Published by House of Anansi Press in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of: La petite fille qui aimait trop les allumettes.

StatementGaétan Soucy ; translated by Sheila Fischman.
ContributionsFischman, Sheila.
The Physical Object
Pagination138 p. ;
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19734132M
ISBN 100887846556
OCLC/WorldCa44906000


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