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Old men of the Bowery

strategies for survival among the homeless
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Guilford Press , New York
Older homeless persons -- New York (State) -- New York, Older men -- New York (State) -- New

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New York (State), New

StatementCarl I. Cohen, Jay Sokolovsky ; with the assistance of Eric Roth, Jeanne Teresi, and Douglas Holmes.
ContributionsSokolovsky, Jay.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV4506.N6 C65 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 248 p., [4] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2047154M
ISBN 100898627184, 0898625092
LC Control Number88024356

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