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Published by Vanguard Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Children of migrant laborers -- Fiction.,
  • Fathers and daughters -- Fiction.,
  • Illegitimate children -- Fiction.,
  • Mothers and sons -- Fiction.,
  • Poor women -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.O122 Gar, PS3565.A8 Gar
The Physical Object
Pagination440 p.
Number of Pages440
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5541480M
LC Control Number67019288

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