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Wacousta by John Richardson

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Written in English


  • Historical fiction,
  • Historical - General,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11645940M
ISBN 101404338934
ISBN 109781404338937

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  Wacousta book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Focuses on the early history of Michigan and Ontario. This novel illuminates the /5(16). Wacousta (New Canadian Library) - Kindle edition by Richardson, John. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Wacousta (New Canadian Library).Cited by: Wacousta by Canada's first native-born novelist, John Richardson, was first published in In the new millenium, a Canadian scholar and novelist, Heather Kirk, undertook the enormous task of rewriting Wacousta for a modern audience. Kirk's Wacousta was published in Kirk's magic brought to life this old tale of the Pontiac Uprising of /5(4).   Wacousta, V3 book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for s: 0.

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