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A community organizer"s tale

Mike Miller

A community organizer"s tale

people and power in San Francisco

by Mike Miller

  • 148 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Heyday Books in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mission Coalition Organization (San Francisco, Calif.),
  • Community organization -- California -- San Francisco,
  • Political participation -- California -- San Francisco

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementMike Miller.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN80.S4 M55 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23223764M
    ISBN 109781597141185
    LC Control Number2009018105
    OCLC/WorldCa320621695

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