The Cuban mile by Alejandro HernaМЃndez DiМЃaz

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Published by Latin American Literary Review Press in Pittsburgh, PA .

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Statementby Alejandro Hernández Díaz ; translated from the Spanish by Dick Cluster.
SeriesSeries Discoveries, Discoveries.
ContributionsCluster, Dick, 1947-
LC ClassificationsPQ7390.H396 M5513 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. ;
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL346370M
ISBN 100935480943
LC Control Number98005433

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