7 edition of Coming of age in California found in the catalog.
|Statement||Gerald Haslam ; foreword by Floyd Salas.|
|LC Classifications||PS3558.A724 Z463 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 90 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||90|
|LC Control Number||89081320|
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