working girl can"t win and other poems

by Deborah Garrison

Publisher: Modern Library in New York

Written in English
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  • New York


  • Young women -- New York (State) -- New York -- Poetry,
  • Women -- Employment -- New York (State) -- New York -- Poetry,
  • City and town life -- New York (State) -- New York -- Poetry

Edition Notes

StatementDeborah Garrison.
LC ClassificationsPS3557.A734 W67 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 61 p. ;
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL43384M
ISBN 100375755403
LC Control Number99037413

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