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Flophouse

Life on the Bowery

by David Isay

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Published by Random House Trade Paperbacks .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsHarvey Wang (Photographer)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7427505M
ISBN 100375758313
ISBN 109780375758317


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