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Geographies of Home: Latin@ Literature in the 20th and 21st Centuries, EN 297
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Along the Martin Peña Channel, Puerto Rico (1973)
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Stuart, Christopher. "William Maxwell's So Long, See You Tomorrow and the Autobiographical Impulse." Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, vol. 47, no. 3, 2006, pp. 261-73. MLA International Bibliography. Accessed 17 January 2013.
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