Cisneros portrait of a new American by Kemper Diehl

Cover of: Cisneros | Kemper Diehl

Published by Corona Pub. Co. in San Antonio, Tex .

Written in English

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Places:

  • San Antonio (Tex.),
  • Texas,
  • San Antonio

Subjects:

  • Cisneros, Henry,
  • Mayors -- Texas -- San Antonio -- Biography,
  • San Antonio (Tex.) -- Politics and government,
  • San Antonio (Tex.) -- Biography

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statementby Kemper Diehl and Jan Jarboe.
ContributionsRussell, Jan Jarboe, 1951-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF394.S2 C563 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 160 p., [57] p. of plates :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2875394M
ISBN 100931722357, 0931722373
LC Control Number84072834

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