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Published by University of Arizona Press in Tucson .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American essays -- Mexican American authors.,
  • Mexican essays -- Translations into English.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Lee Gutkind ; with an introduction by Ilan Stavans.
GenreTranslations into English.
ContributionsGutkind, Lee.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS683.M49 H87 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 201 p. ;
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17950977M
ISBN 100816526257
ISBN 109780816526253
LC Control Number2006030916

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