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We"re still here

Jill Jonnes

We"re still here

the rise, fall, and resurrection of the South Bronx

by Jill Jonnes

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Published by Atlantic Monthly Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bronx (New York, N.Y.),
  • New York (N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Bronx (New York, N.Y.) -- History.,
    • Bronx (New York, N.Y.) -- Social conditions.,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- History.,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Jill Jonnes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF128.68.B8 J65 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvi, 422 p. :
      Number of Pages422
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2552366M
      ISBN 100871130203
      LC Control Number85047632
      OCLC/WorldCa12550356

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