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When the spirits dance mambo growing up nuyorican in el barrio by Marta Moreno Vega

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Published by Three Rivers Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

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

Subjects:

  • Vega, Marta Moreno.,
  • Puerto Rican women -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.,
  • Puerto Ricans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.,
  • Puerto Ricans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social life and customs.,
  • Puerto Ricans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social conditions.,
  • Ethnic neighborhoods -- New York (State) -- New York.,
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Biography.,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Biography.,
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Social conditions.,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMarta Moreno Vega.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF128.9.P85 V438 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination273 p. ;
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3681901M
ISBN 101400049245
LC Control Number2003027912

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