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Published by Polychrome Pub. Corp. in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Names, Personal -- Fiction.,
  • East Indian Americans -- Fiction.,
  • Identity -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementwritten by Sandra S. Yamate ; illustrated by Janice Tohinaka.
ContributionsTohinaka, Janice, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.Y1919 As 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1313393M
ISBN 101879965011
LC Control Number92185001
OCLC/WorldCa26611062

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