TITLE

Spring break, here we come

AUTHOR(S)
Iyer, Pico
PUB. DATE
April 1996
SOURCE
Time;4/1/1996, Vol. 147 Issue 14, p86
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Opinion. Reflects on the importance of seasons to human beings. What seasons teach people; Seasons in Japan and the United States.
ACCESSION #
9603257929

 

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