America"s dream

  • 325 Pages
  • 4.49 MB
  • English
HarperPerennial , New York
Puerto Rican women -- New York (State) -- Westchester County -- Fiction, Women domestics -- New York (State) -- Westchester County -- Fiction, Mothers and daughters -- Puerto Rico -- Fiction, Women -- Puerto Rico -- Fiction, Westchester County (N.Y.) -- Fiction, Puerto Rico -- Fi
StatementEsmeralda Santiago.
The Physical Object
Pagination325 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22375350M
ISBN 100060928263

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