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Lives on the edge

single mothers and their children in the other America

by Valerie Polakow

  • 166 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Single mothers -- United States,
    • Poor women -- United States,
    • Poor children -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-211) and index.

      StatementValerie Polakow.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ759.45 .P66 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 222 p. ;
      Number of Pages222
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1719141M
      ISBN 100226671836
      LC Control Number92021977

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