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To die in Cuba

Louis A. PГ©rez

To die in Cuba

suicide and society

by Louis A. PГ©rez

  • 96 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Suicide -- Cuba,
  • Suicide -- Political aspects -- Cuba

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLouis A. Pérez Jr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6548.C88 P47 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 463 p. :
    Number of Pages463
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21112909M
    ISBN 100807829374
    LC Control Number2004019097
    OCLC/WorldCa56324610

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