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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • New York (State),
  • New York.

Subjects:

  • Homeless persons" gardens -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • Gardens -- New York (State) -- New York

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDiana Balmori and Margaret Morton.
ContributionsMorton, Margaret.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB457.4.H64 B34 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination147 p. :
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1396955M
ISBN 100300057725
LC Control Number93004419

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