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6 edition of What it takes to get to Vegas found in the catalog.

What it takes to get to Vegas

by Yxta Maya Murray

  • 58 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Grove Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
    • Subjects:
    • Mexican American women -- Fiction.,
    • Mexican Americans -- Fiction.,
    • Boxers (Sports) -- Fiction.,
    • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementYxta Maya Murray.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3563.U832 W48 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination308 p. ;
      Number of Pages308
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL387731M
      ISBN 100802116426
      LC Control Number98050766

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