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Working and growing up in America

Jeylan T. Mortimer

Working and growing up in America

by Jeylan T. Mortimer

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


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StatementJeylan T. Mortimer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 283 p. :
Number of Pages283
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22518409M
ISBN 100674009231

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