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Contemporary Latin American writers

Victor M. Valenzuela

Contemporary Latin American writers

by Victor M. Valenzuela

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Published by Las Americas in [Long Island City, N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Latin American literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 11-12.

    Statement[by] Victor M. Valenzuela.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ7081.V33 C6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination110 p.
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5467237M
    LC Control Number73170131

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