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Growing American roots

Robert Menendez

Growing American roots

why our nation will thrive as our largest minority flourishes

by Robert Menendez

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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English

  • Hispanic Americans -- Social conditions,
  • Hispanic Americans -- Government policy,
  • Hispanic Americans -- Education

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSenator Bob Menendez.
    LC ClassificationsE184.S75 M455 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23229617M
    ISBN 109780451228055
    LC Control Number2009018001

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