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Challenges to the American dream

G. N. Seetharam

Challenges to the American dream

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Published by Yatan Publications in New Delhi, India .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American Dream.,
    • United States -- Civilization -- 1970-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementG.N. Seetharam.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.12 .S42 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 92 p. ;
      Number of Pages92
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2508791M
      ISBN 108185030049
      LC Control Number87900747
      OCLC/WorldCa16711969

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