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Published by World Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American literature -- African American authors.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited and with an introd. by Budd Schulberg.
SeriesMeridian books -- M272., Meridian book -- M272.
ContributionsSchulberg, Budd., Watts Writers" Workshop.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 277 p. ;
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15449780M

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