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A sense of belonging from Castro"s Cuba to the U.S. Senate, one man"s pursuit of the American dream by Mel Martinez

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Published by Crown Forum in New York .
Written in English


  • Martinez, Mel -- 1946-,
  • United States. -- Congress. -- Senate -- Biography,
  • Republican National Committee (U.S.) -- Biography,
  • United States. -- Dept. of Housing and Urban Development -- Officials and employees -- Biography,
  • Legislators -- United States -- Biography,
  • Politicians -- Florida -- Biography,
  • Cuban Americans -- Biography,
  • Immigrants -- United States -- Biography,
  • Cuba -- History -- 1933-1959 -- Biography

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Edition Notes

StatementMel Martinez ; with Ed Breslin.
ContributionsBreslin, Ed.
LC ClassificationsE901.1.M37 A3 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16774758M
ISBN 109780307405401
LC Control Number2008014963

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