Where nests the water hen. Introd.: Gordon Roper. General editor: Malcolm Ross. Translated from the French by Harry L. Binsse. by Roy, Gabrielle

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Published by McClelland and Stewart in Toronto .

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Translation of La petite poule d"eau.

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SeriesNew Canadian library no. 25
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Pagination160 p. ;
Number of Pages160
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Open LibraryOL19416779M

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Seller Inventory # Sph More information about this seller | Contact this seller A story of an isolated island settlement, in Manitoba, which reflects the innocent gaiety and breadth of heart of its leading lady, Luzina Tousignant, who leaves her home along the Little Water Hen once a year &#; to bring back a new baby.

And as Luzina's attempt to populate the island fills out the quota (six of school age) required to establish a school, it is her husband Hippolyte who.

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This novel is set in Manitoba where the river the Little Water Hen flows out of Water Hen Lake. In the Little Water Hen, there is an island where the Tousignant family lives.

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