Island in the city the world of Spanish Harlem. by Dan Wakefield

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York.

Subjects:

  • Puerto Ricans -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)

Book details

Classifications
LC ClassificationsF128.9.P8 W3
The Physical Object
Pagination278 p.
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6268906M
LC Control Number59005396
OCLC/WorldCa2111481

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