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Boom town blues

Elliot Lake, collapse and revival in a single-industry community

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Published by Dundurn Press in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Elliot Lake (Ont.),
  • Ontario,
  • Elliot Lake.
    • Subjects:
    • Uranium mines and mining -- Ontario -- Elliot Lake.,
    • Retirement, Places of -- Ontario -- Elliot Lake.,
    • Elliot Lake (Ont.) -- History.,
    • Elliot Lake (Ont.) -- Social conditions.,
    • Elliot Lake (Ont.) -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Anne-Marie Mawhiney & Jane Pitblado.
      ContributionsMawhiney, Anne-Marie., Pitblado, Jane.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1059.5.E35 B66 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination344 p. :
      Number of Pages344
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL116445M
      ISBN 101550022911
      LC Control Number99458649
      OCLC/WorldCa37985096

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