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national dream.

Pierre Berton

national dream.

The last spike.

by Pierre Berton

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Published by McClelland and Stewart in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canadian Pacific Railway Company,
  • Railroads and state -- Canada,
  • Canada -- History -- 1867-1914

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe last spike.
    StatementAbridged by the author with photographs by Michael Reichmann.
    ContributionsBerton, Pierre, 1920-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination511 p.
    Number of Pages511
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14463702M
    OCLC/WorldCa1032855

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