The Silk Purse by Raquel Ortiz

Cover of: The Silk Purse | Raquel Ortiz

Published by Xlibris Corporation .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • Biography,
  • New York,
  • New York (State),
  • Puerto Rican women,
  • Puerto Ricans

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8434899M
ISBN 101413442846
ISBN 109781413442847
OCLC/WorldCa59107752

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