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Cures for Hunger

A Memoir

by Deni Y. BГ©chard

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Milkweed Editions in Minneapolis, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canadian Authors,
  • Childhood and youth,
  • Biography,
  • Fathers and sons

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDeni Y. Bechard
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9199.4.B443 Z46 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25078320M
    ISBN 109781571313317
    LC Control Number2011041003


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