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Rachel and Her Children - Homeless Families in American

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Published by Crown .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poverty,
  • Sociology,
  • Homeless people,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Poor,
  • Homeless Persons,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7701954M
    ISBN 10051756730X
    ISBN 109780517567302


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