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7 edition of When I was Puerto Rican found in the catalog.

When I was Puerto Rican

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Published by Addison-Wesley in Reading, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Puerto Rico,
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Santiago, Esmeralda -- Childhood and youth,
    • Puerto Ricans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography,
    • Puerto Rico -- Biography,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEsmeralda Santiago.
      ContributionsSantiago, Esmeralda.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF128.9.P85 S27 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination274 p. ;
      Number of Pages274
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1415083M
      ISBN 100201581175
      LC Control Number93024522


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