underdogs

pictures and scenes from the present revolution : a translation of Mariano Azuela"s Los de abajo with related texts
  • 173 Pages
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  • 8641 Downloads
  • English
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Hackett Pub. Co. , Indianapolis, IN
Azuela, Mariano, -- 1873-
Statementtranslated, with an introduction, by Gustavo Pellon.
ContributionsPellon, Gustavo.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ7297.A9 L613 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 173 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18586471M
ISBN 139780872208346, 9780872208353
LC Control Number2006016438

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