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Simply Maria, or, The American dream

a one-act play

by Josefina LГіpez

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Dramatic Pub. in Woodstock, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mexican American women -- Drama.,
  • Mexican American families -- Drama.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSimply Maria, American dream, Satirical comedy by Josefina López
    Statementby Josefina López.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3562.O6725 S57 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination51 p. :
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL304101M
    ISBN 10087129723X
    LC Control Number97212358
    OCLC/WorldCa37306280

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