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Barometer rising.

Hugh MacLennan

Barometer rising.

by Hugh MacLennan

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Published by Macmillan of Canada in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNotes and questions prepared by F. Wyatt MacLean.
    SeriesImpact books
    ContributionsMacLean, F. Wyatt.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.M22399 Bar8, PR9199.3.M334 Bar8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 396 p.
    Number of Pages396
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5770640M
    LC Control Number71488601

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    Editions for Barometer Rising: (Paperback published in ), X (Paperback published in ), (Mass Market Paperback publ. Barometer Rising (Book): MacLennan, Hugh: Random House, pe Wain believes that her lover, Neil Macrae, has been killed while serving overseas under her father. That he died apparently in disgrace does not alter her love for him, even though her father is insistent on his guilt. What neither Penelope or her father knows is that Neil is not dead, but has returned to Halifax to clear.


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