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Dilemmas of urban America
Robert Clifton Weaver
|Statement||Robert C. Weaver.|
|Series||Atheneum paperbacks -- 105., Atheneum paperbacks -- 105.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 138 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||138|
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