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Bobos in paradise

the new upper class and how they got there

by Brooks, David

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesNew upper class and how they got there
StatementDavid Brooks
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN90.E4 B76 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination284 p. ;
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24371626M
ISBN 100684853787, 0684853779
ISBN 109780684853789
OCLC/WorldCa46778881


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