Elderly Cubans in exile a working paper by Manolo J. Reyes

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .

Written in English

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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Cubans -- United States.,
  • Older people -- United States.

Edition Notes

At head of title: 92d Congress, 1st session. Committee print.

Book details

Statement[by Manolo J. Reyes] Prepared for the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate.
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee on Aging.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE184.C97 R4
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 20 p.
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5739768M
LC Control Number70616401

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