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Idleness, water, and a canoe reflections on paddling for pleasure by Jamie Benidickson

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Canada.,
  • United States.,
  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • Canoes and canoeing -- Canada.,
  • Canoes and canoeing -- United States.,
  • Canoes and canoeing -- Great Britain.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-291) and index.

StatementJamie Benidickson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV776.15.C2 B46 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 299 p. :
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL763444M
ISBN 10080200945X, 0802079105
LC Control Number97160859
OCLC/WorldCa36341543

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