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THE DESERTER by  Douglas LE PAN - First printing - 1964 - from Steven Temple Books  and Biblio.com

THE DESERTER

by LE PAN, Douglas

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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1964. Brown boards. Light yellowing to page edges, else fine. Dust jacket has a short creased tear and small; corner chip at head of spine, minor rubbing and nicks, VG. A WWII novel and a winner of a Governor-General's Award. . First printing. Hardcover. Octavo.




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