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The veins of the ocean

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cubans,
  • Man-woman relationships,
  • Families,
  • Colombians,
  • Immigrants,
  • Fiction,
  • Grief,
  • Guilt

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPatricia Engel
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3605.N4427 V45 2016
The Physical Object
Pagination406 pages
Number of Pages406
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27206779M
ISBN 100802124895
ISBN 109780802124890
OCLC/WorldCa922911659

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