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Published by Arte Público Press in Houston, Tex .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Texas,
  • Mexico

Subjects:

  • Mexican Americans -- Fiction.,
  • Young women -- Fiction.,
  • Texas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction.,
  • Mexico -- History -- European intervention, 1861-1867 -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementTina Juárez.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3560.U25 S68 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination286 p. ;
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL350922M
ISBN 10155885231X
LC Control Number98010312

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