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Women on the verge of home

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women,
  • Home -- Psychological aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Bilinda Straight with a forewared by Ruth Behar.
    ContributionsStraight, Bilinda, 1964-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1233 .W5974 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 189 p ;
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3303743M
    ISBN 100791463532, 0791463540
    LC Control Number2004045338

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