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10 edition of The Bronx is Burning found in the catalog.

The Bronx is Burning

1977, Baseball, Politics, and the Battle for the Soul of a City

by Jonathan Mahler

  • 20 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Picador .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball,
  • New York - Local History,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Baseball - History,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Sports & Recreation / Baseball / General,
  • Baseball - General,
  • United States - State & Local - Middle Atlantic,
  • 1951-,
  • 20th century,
  • City and town life,
  • History,
  • New York,
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • Social conditions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9460914M
    ISBN 100312427026
    ISBN 109780312427023
    OCLC/WorldCa122526110


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