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Island in the crossroads

M. M. Brau

Island in the crossroads

the history of Puerto Rico

by M. M. Brau

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Puerto Rico -- History -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    j-83448

    Statement[by] M. M. Brau. Illustrated by Herbert Steinberg.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    SeriesZenith books
    ContributionsSteinberg, Herbert, 1928-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination116 p.
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23251150M

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