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1 MacLEOD, Alistair As Birds Bring Forth the Sun. 1st pr.
McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1986, ISBN:0771055668 
MacLEOD, Alistair. As Birds Bring Forth the Sun and other stories. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (1986). First Printing. Paperback Original. Pp 189. 8vo, white card covers. In the McClelland and Stewart Signature Series. The Cape Breton author's second collection of short fiction. Small creaseto bottom right front corner and very faint vertical crease to rear cover, half-inch crescent-moon shaped stain to fore-edge, else very good. 40.00

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2 MacLEOD, Alistair As Birds Bring Forth the Sun. 1st pr.
McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1986, ISBN:0771055668 
MacLEOD, Alistair. As Birds Bring Forth the Sun and other stories. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (1986). First Edition. Pp 189. 8vo, white card covers. In the McClelland and Stewart Signature Series. Inkstamp to the half-title, small waterstain to the top corner, else very good. 175.00

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3 MacLEOD, Alistair As Birds Bring Forth the Sun. 1st pr.
McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1986, ISBN:0771055668 
MacLEOD, Alistair. As Birds Bring Forth the Sun and other stories. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (1986). First Printing. Paperback Original. Pp 189. 8vo, white card covers. In the McClelland and Stewart Signature Series. The Cape Breton author's second collection of short fiction. Some light edge nicking, else very good. 50.00

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4 MacLEOD, Alistair As Birds Bring Forth the Sun. 1st pr. lesser
McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1986, ISBN:0771055668 
MacLEOD, Alistair. As Birds Bring Forth the Sun and other stories. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (1986). First Printing. Paperback Original. Pp 189. 8vo, white card covers. In the McClelland and Stewart Signature Series. The Cape Breton author's second collection of short fiction. Light shelfwear, faint and sparse orange stain to rear cover, else very good. 25.00

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5 MacLEOD, Alistair As Birds Bring Forth the Sun. 2nd pr.
McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1987, ISBN:0771055668 
MacLEOD, Alistair. As Birds Bring Forth the Sun and other stories. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (1987). Second Printing. Pp 189. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. In the McClelland and Stewart Signature Series. Vg. Due to its relatively small size, shipping costs should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 15.00

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6 MacLEOD, Alistair As Birds Bring Forth the Sun. Pocketbook, signed.
McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1992, ISBN:0771098820 
MacLEOD, Alistair. As Birds Bring Forth the Sun and other stories. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (1992). Pp. (6),7-174,(2). Small 8vo, illustrated grey card covers, black and blue lettering to front cover, black lettering to spine. Mass market paperback. In the New Canadian Library series. Afterword by Jane Urquhart. Includes the following stories: "The Closing Down of Summer", "Winter Dog", "To Every Thing There Is a Season", "Second Spring", "The Tuning of Perfection", "As Birds Bring Forth the Sun", and "Vision". Very good. Signed and inscribed by MacLeod on the title page. 35.00

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7 CHOYCE, Lesley, (ed.) MacLEOD, Alistair). MORRISSEY, Donna). JOHNSTON, Wayne). Atlantica: Stories From the Maritimes and Newfoundland. First Edition
Goose Lane, Fredericton, 2001, ISBN:0864923090 
CHOYCE, Lesley, (ed.). Atlantica : Stories From the Maritimes and Newfoundland. Edited by Lesley Choyce. (Fredericton) : Goose Lane, (2001). First Edition. Pp. (4),[5]-232. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers with black and dark grey lettering to front cover, black lettering to white spine. Lesley Willis Choyce (b. March 21, 1951, Riverside, New Jersey), novelist, poet, educator and publisher. "Atlantica is a region of the imagination, a territory where story remains essential. Here, lives are woven into anecdote, narrative, legend and myth, and truth takes many forms. Acomplex place, its greatest fortune is its language, its greatest conflicts those within the human heart. ' Atlantica: Stories from the Maritimes and Newfoundland' showcases fiction by twenty of Canada's most exciting authors -- established, newly popular, and emerging. Provocative and contemporary, their stories come from cities and shopping malls as well as from wharves, woods, and farms. Lynn Coady, David Adams Richards, Wayne Johnston, and others recreate Atlantica'sopulent vocabulary and syntax. Laughter and grief, beauty and sorrow are i nseparable in stories by writers including Alistair MacLeod, Sheldon Currie, Herb Curtis, and Donna Morrissey." - from the rear cover. Includes the following stories: Alistair MacLeod's "Clearances", Joan Clark's "The Train Family", Wayne Johnston's "The Boot", Carol Bruneau's "The Tarot Reader", Maureen Hull's "Homarus Americanus", David Helwig's "Missing Notes", Herb Curtis's "The Party", Anne Simpson's "Dreaming Snow", Lynn Coady's "Batter My Heart", Donna Morrissey's "Grieving Nan", J.J. Steinfeld's "The Coinciding of Sosnowiec, Upper Silesia, Poland, 1942, and Banff, Alberta, Canada, 1990)", Budge Wilson's "Mr. Manuel Jenkins", a selection from John Steffler's "The Afterlife of George Cartwright", Helen Porter's "One Saturday", Wayne Curtis's "Heavy Ice", Lesley Choyce's "Dance the Rocks Ashore", Bernice Morgan's "Poems in a Cold Climate", a selection from David Adams Richards's "The Bay of Love and Sorrows", Joan Baxter's "Act of God", and Sheldon Currie's "The Glace Bay Miner's Museum". Very good. 12.50

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8 NEW, W.H., ed. NOWLAN, Alden MacLEOD, Alistair RICHARDS, David Adams Canadian Short Fiction : From Myth to Modern
Prentice-Hall Canada Inc., Scarborough, 1986, ISBN:0131138200 
NEW, W.H., (ed.). Canadian Short Fiction : From Myth to Modern. Edited by W.H. New. Scarborough, ON: Prentice-Hall Canada Inc., (1986). First Printing. Pp. (7),viii-xii,1-516. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with orange andwhite lettering to front and spine. Contents: Part I: Myths: Bill Reid and Robert Bringhurst's "The Raven and the First Men", Buhkwujjenene's "Nanabo ozhoo Creates the World", Aisa Qupiqrualuk's "Lumaaq", Edward M. Weyer's "The Sedna Myth", Norval Morriseau's "The Indian That Became a Thunderbird", George Bird Grinnell's "The Race", Ella Elizabeth Clark's "Coyote and the Salmon", Franz Boas's "The Sun Tests His Son-in-Law", and Alden Nowlan's "The Invisible Boy". Part II: Stories, Sketches and Tales: Thomas Chandler Haliburton's "The American Eagle" and "The Witch of Inky Dell", Catharine ParrTraill's "Female Trials in the Bush", Honoré Beaugrand's "La Chasse-Galeri e", Edward William Thomson's "Miss Minnely's Management", Susie Frances Harrison's "The Gilded Hammock", Sir Charles G.D. Roberts's "When Twilight Falls on the Stump Lots", Sara Jeanette Duncan's "A Visit to a Carmelite Convent", Duncan Campbell Scott's "Labrie's Wife", Stephen Leacock's "Hannah of the Highlands" and "The Retroactive Existence of Mr. Juggins", Jessie Georgina Sime's "Art", Ethel Wilson's "We Have to Sit Opposite", Raymond Knister's "The First Day of Spring", Morley Callaghan's "Ancient Lineage" and "A Sick Call", Sinclair Ross's "One's a Heifer", A.M. Klein's "The Bells of Sobor Spasitula", Joyce Marshall's "The Enemy", P.K. Page's "Unless the Eye Catch Fire...", Jacques Ferron's "Maritine, continued", Madeleine Ferron's "Be Fruitful and Multiply", Mavis Gallant's "The Latehomecomer" and "From theFifteenth District", Henry Kreisel's "The Travelling Nude", Norman Levine' s "In Lower Town", Margaret Laurence's "The Rain Child" and "Horses of the Night", Hugh Hood's "Going Out as a Ghost", Gilles Vigneault's "The Wall", Basil Johnston's "Cowboys and Indians", Alice Munro's "Chaddeleys and Flemings", Ann Copeland's "The Bear's Paw", Leon Rooke's "Adolpho's Disappeared and We Haven't a Clue Where to Find Him", Rudy Wiebe's "Where Is the Voice Coming From?", Audrey Thomas's "The More Little Mummy in the World" and "Natural History", Alistair MacLeod's "The Boat", Roch Carrier's "What Language Do Bears Speak?", Jack Hodgins's "The Concert Stages of Europe", Dave Godfrey's "A New Year's Morning on Bloor Street", John Metcalf's "Robert, standing", Margaret Atwood's "Bluebeard's Egg", Clark Blaise's "Eyes", Ken Mitchell's "The Great Electrical Revolution", Gwendolyn MacEwen's "The Second Coming of Julian the Magician", Michel Tremblay's "The Thimble", Andreas Schroeder's "The Cage", David Adams Richards's "Dane", and Neil Bissoondath's "Insecurity" Very good. 20.00

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9 CHOYCE, Lesley, (ed.) JOE, Rita MacLEOD, Alistair SMITH, Ray Cape Breton Collection. First Edition
Pottersfield Press, Porters Lake, 1984, ISBN:09190011517 
CHOYCE, Lesley (ed.). The Cape Breton Collection. Porters Lake: Pottersfield Press, (1984). Pp [1]-160. 8vo, red card covers. Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 4942 Fiction and Poetry by Jeremy Akerman, Russell Buker, Silver Donald Cameron, Sheldon Currie, Don Domanski, Clive Doucet, Donna Doyle, Rita Joe, John E.C. MacDonald, Hugh MacLennan, Alistair MacLeod, R.J. MacSween, Farley Mowat, Elison Robertson, and Ray Smith. Edgeworn, light stain to fore-edge, else vg. 12.00

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10 PLOUDE, Roger and Michael TAYLOR, selected by MacLEOD, Alistair NOWLAN, Alden ATWOOD, Margaret Fiddlehead Greens : Stories from the Fiddlehead. First Paperback Edition.
Oberon Press, 1979, ISBN:0887503047 
PLOUDE, Roger and Michael TAYLOR, selected by. Fiddlehead Greens : Stories from the Fiddlehead. Selected by Roger Ploude and Michael Taylor. Designed by Michael Macklem. [N.pl.]: (Oberon Press, 1979). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (4),5-210,(6). 8vo, printed red card covers with blue lettering to front and spine. Includes the following stories: Alden Nowlan's "Hainesville Is Not the World" and "Life and Times"; William Bauer's "What is Interred With Their Bones"; Fred Bonnie's "Roland Fogg"; Alistair MacLeod's "The Closing Down of Summer"; John Metcalf's "The Practice of the Craft"; Joan Finnigan's "A Flight to Montreal"; Cyril Dabydeen's "Bitter Blood"; Margaret Atwood's "Rape Fantasies"; Hugh Hood's "The Chess Match" and "The Singapore Hotel"; Patience Wheatley's "Mr. Mackenzie King"; George Bowering's "Flycatcher"; David Waltner-Toews's "A Sunny Day in Canada"; and W.D. Valgardson's "A Business Relationship". Light shelfwear, else very good. 20.00

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11 LEARNING, Walter, ed MONTGOMERY, L.M. NOWLAN, Alden MacLEOD, Alistair. Gifts to Last : Christmas Stories from the Maritimes and Newfoundland. pb.
Goose Lane, Fredericton, 1996, ISBN:086492206x 
LEARNING, Walter, ed. Gifts to Last : Christmas Stories from the Maritimes and Newfoundland. (Fredericton, NB): Goose Lane, (1996). Pp 212. Square 8vo, ill. card covers with purple spine. Stories by Walter Learning, L.M. Montgomery, Deirdre Kessler, Alistair MacLeod, Tessie Gillis, Clive Doucet, Carol Bruneau, Lawrence O'Toole, Antonine Maillet, Alden Nowlan, Helen FogwillPorter, Joseph Sherman, Ray Guy, M.T. Dohaney, David Adams Richards, Jon C onway Dewar, Ellison Robertson, Deannie Sullivan-Fraser, Herb Curtis and a section from Grahame Woods' teleplay of Gordon Pinsent's A Gift to Last. Vg. 12.00

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12 RAVVIN, Norman, ed. MacLEOD, Alistair RADDALL, Thomas CRANE, Stephen Great Stories of the Sea. pbk.
Red Deer Press, Red Deer, AB, 1999, ISBN:0889952191 
RAVVIN, Norman, (ed.). Great Stories of the Sea. Edited by Norman Ravvin. (Red Deer, Alberta) : Red Deer Press, (1999). First Printing. Pp. (12, 13-239,(1). 8vo, illustrated card covers with white spine.

A collection of (largely) Canadian nautical short stories, with contributions from

Jack Hodgins, "Separating";
Silver Donald Cameron, "Snapshot: The Third Drunk";
Joan Clark, "Luna Moths";
Frank Stockton, "The Christmas Wreck";
Frank Norris, "The Dual Personality of Slick Dick Nickerson";
Audrey Thomas, "Elevation";
Bill Gaston, "The Divine Right of Kings";
Thomas Raddall, "Winter Idyll";
Stephen Crane, "The Open Boat";
Alistair MacLeod, "The Lost Salt Gift of Blood";
Norman Duncan, "The Strength of Men";
Theodore Goodridge Roberts, "A Complete Rest";
Jane Rule, "Inland Passage";
and Emily Carr "Sophie".

Very good. 12.00

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13 RAVVIN, Norman, ed RADDALL, Thomas. DUNCAN, Norman. MACLEOD, Alistair. Great Stories of the Sea. 1st pr.
Red Deer Press, 1999, 
RAVVIN, Norman, ed. Great Stories of the Sea. (Red Deer, Alberta): Red DeerPress, (1999). First Printing. Pp 239. 8vo, ill. card covers. A diverse lo t of sea tales, mostly from Canadian writers such as Silver Donald Cameron,Thomas Raddall, Audrey Thomas, and Alistair MacLeod. Vg. 12.50

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14 FEINTUCH, Burt. MacLEOD, Alistair CRANFORD, Paul MacMASTER, Buddy In the Blood : Cape Breton Conversations on Culture.
Utah State University Press / Cape Breton University Press, Logan, Utah / Sydney, N.S., 2010, ISBN:9780874217797 
FEINTUCH, Burt. In the Blood : Cape Breton Conversations on Culture. Photographs by Gary Samson. Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press / Sydney, N.S.: Cape Breton University Press, 2010. First Edition. Pp (6),1-282. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Interviews with a cross-section of Cape Bretoners. Contents : 1. Frank Macdonald (Journalist, writer, Inverness). 2. Richard MacKinnon (Folklorist, Sydney). 3. Ginette Chiasson (Radio announcer, French cultural activist, Petit Étang). 4. Alistair MacLeod (Writer, emeritus professor, Dunvegan). 5. Rita Joe (Poet, Eskasoni). 6. Danny Moran (Retired coal miner, New Victoria). 7. Buddy MacMaster (Musician, Judique). 8. Jerry Holland (Musician, composer, Georges River). 9. Paul Cranford (Lighthouse-keeper, musician, publisher, composer, North Shore). 10. Margie and Jimmy MacInnis (Dance organizers, Mabou). 11. Kay MacDonald (Gaelic educator, singer, New Waterford). 12. Mary Jane Lamond (Gaelic singer, co-chair of the Gaelic Council of Nova Scotia, Glendale). 13. Frances MacEachern (Gaelic language and culture advocate, Mabou). 14. Evelyn Moraff Davis(Business owner, Whitney Pier). 15. Iris and Rhonda Crawford (Retail and h ospital worker; social service worker, Whitney Pier, Sydney). 16. Duncan Sutherland (Fishery worker, Port Hood). 17. Bob MacEachern (Broadcaster and owner, CIGO-FM, “The Hawk,” Port Hawkesbury). 18. Gerry Deveau (Musician, dancer, entrepreneur, Belle Cote). 19. Keith Brown (Tourism, marketing, and development specialist, Sydney). 20. Rodney MacDonald (Premier of the Province of Nova Scotia, Mabou). 21. Joella Foulds (Executive director, Celtic Colours International Festival, Sydney). 22. Kimberley Fraser (Musician, dancer, Sydney Mines and Boston). Very good. 24.00

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15 MacLEOD, Alistair No Great Mischief. 1st Cdn in dj.
McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1999, ISBN:0771055676 
MacLEOD, Alistair. No Great Mischief. (Toronto): McClelland and Stewart Inc., (1999). First Printing. Pp 283. 8vo, blue cloth. Vg-fine in dj. 50.00

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16 MacLEOD, Alistair No Great Mischief. 1st Cdn in dj.
McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1999, ISBN:0771055676 
MacLEOD, Alistair. No Great Mischief. (Toronto): McClelland and Stewart Inc., (1999). First Printing. Pp 283. 8vo, blue cloth. Very good in nicked, unclipped dust jacket. 30.00

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17 MacLEOD, Alistair No Great Mischief. First Edition in dustjacket, signed.
McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1999, ISBN:0771055676 
MacLEOD, Alistair. No Great Mischief. (Toronto) : McClelland & Stewart, (1999). First Printing. Pp. (8),1-283,(5). 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Very good in crisp, unclipped first state dustjacket [without the review on the front panel]. Signed and inscribed by MacLeod on the title page. 150.00

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18 CHOYCE, Lesley (ed.). MacLEOD, Alistair JONES, Elizabeth STEFFLER, John Pottersfield Portfolio - Volume 2 : Fiction and Poetry from Atlantic Canada1980-81
Pottersfield Press, Porter's Lake, N.S., 1980, ISBN:091001025 
CHOYCE, Lesley (ed.). The Pottersfield Portfolio – Volume 2 : Fiction and Poetry from Atlantic Canada 1980-81. Porter's Lake, N.S.: Pottersfield Press, 1980. Pp [1]-52. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled card covers. Includes work by Fraser Sutherland, Silver Donald Cameron, Paul Zann, Alistair MacLeod, David C. Kennedy, Don Linehan, H.R. Percy, Harold Horwood, Kay Smith, Cindy Spear, Hilary Thompson, Percy Janes, Wade Kenny, Sparling Mills, Enos Watts, Melvin Holley, Joanne Light, Judith Penner,Nattt Moziah Shaka, Hilton McCully, Marjorie Drinnan, bill bissett, Michae l Brian Oliver, Elizabeth Harper, D. Watters, Ken Ferguson, Phil Comeau, Charles Boswell, Wayne Wright, Philip Milner, Patricia McKenzie-Porter, BarryStagg, Jeremy Akerman, John C. Stockdale, Adrian Fowler, Gary Eikenberry, Kathy Vaughan, Harold J. Durant, John Steffler, Donnalee Moulton-Barrett, David Satherly, Cat Summers, Fred Cogswell, Sally Harasym, Alden Nowlan, Helen Porter, Harold Paddock, John E.C. MacDonald, C.E. Fraser, Dorrie Phillips, Raymond Fraser, Richard Lemm, Tony Graham, Raymond Vennes, Phil Thompson, Elizabeth Jones, Greg Croft, Henri Paratte, Lenard Forest, G. Robin South, Tom Dawe, and Catherin MacLean. Spine browned, else very good. 15.00

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19 ATKINSON, Andrew and Mark HARRIS, eds. CRUMMEY, Michael. MacLEOD, Alistair. WINTER, Kathleen. Running the Whale's Back : Stories of Faith and Doubt in Atlantic Canada. Paperback.
Goose Lane Editions, Fredericton, 2013, ISBN:9780864929136 
ATKINSON, Andrew and Mark HARRIS, eds. Running the Whale's Back : Stories of Faith and Doubt in Atlantic Canada. Edited by Andrew Atkinson and Mark Harris. [Cover artwork by David Blackwood]. (Fredericton): Goose Lane Editions, (2013). Pp. (10),11-303,(1). 8vo, illustrated dark grey card covers withwhite lettering to front cover and spine. "Two men freeze solid during a b lizzard, their bodies posed until spring. A minister discovers his wife's Internet infidelities. A former nun discusses 'Hanging up the habit' on a talk show. A ski jumper takes off... and never lands. In an unmistakable chorus of Atlantic accents, 'Running the Whale's Back' offers a host of stoiresfrom Eastern Canada's brightest literary talents. Exploring the precarious terrain of faith and doubt, these authors p[en rough-hewn, weather-beaten accounts of spirituality and religion. Consider yourself forewarned: there's grit in these stories." - from the rear cover. Includes: Andrew Atkinson's "Fish Stories or Some Likeness Thereof", Michel [sic] Crummey's "Miracles"; Sheldon Currie's "The Accident"; Joan Clark's "Salvation"; David Adams Richards's "We, Who Have Never Suffered"; Kenneth J. Harvey's "Two Crosses";Clive Doucet's "Miracle Potatoes"; Deborah Joy Corey's "Discovery"; Ann-Ma rie MacDonald's "Cave Paintings"; Michael Hennessey's "The Priest and the Pallbearer"; Alistair MacLeod's "Vision"; Lynn Coady's "Batter My Heart"; Carol Bruneau's "Doves"; Jessica Grant's "My Husband's Jump"; Samuel Thomas Martin's "Running the Whale's Back"; Michelle Butler Hallett's "The Shadow Side of Grace"; Michael Winter's "Stay the Way You Are"; D.R. MacDonald's "The Flowers of Bermuda"; Kathleen Winter's "French Doors"; and Ann Copeland's "Rupture". Very good. 12.50

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20 GARROD, Andrew MAJOR, Kevin PITTMAN, Al MacLEOD, Alistair Speaking for Myself. Canadian Writers in Interview.
Breakwater, 1986, 
GARROD, Andrew. Speaking for Myself: Canadian Writers in Interview. (St. John's) : Breakwater, (1986). First Edition. Pp (6),7-297,(7). Illustrated. 8vo, cream & red purple card covers. Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 5155 (MacLeodinterview). Includes Kevin Major (pp.172-189) and Al Pittman (pp.190-207). Also Sandra Birdsell, Neil Bissoondath, Elizabeth Brewster (pp.56-77), Bea trice Culleton, Robert Gibbs (pp.96-115), Susan Kerslake (pp.116-137), Joy Kagawa, Alistair MacLeod (pp.154-171), David Adams Richards (pp.208-227), Carol Shields, Kent Thompson (pp.248-269), and Guy Vanderhaeghe. Very good. 12.00

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