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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Blame -- Social aspects -- United States,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby William Ryan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN65 .R9 1976
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 351 p. ;
Number of Pages351
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4950709M
ISBN 100394717627
LC Control Number76378867

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