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A Different Shade of Gray Midlife and Beyond in the City by Katherine S. Newman

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Published by New Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Elderly,
  • Ethnic studies,
  • Urban communities,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • New York,
  • Poverty,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Inner cities,
  • Middle-aged persons,
  • United States,
  • Urban poor

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8882611M
ISBN 101595580816
ISBN 109781595580818

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