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Black culture; reading and writing Black

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Literary collections.,
  • American literature -- African American authors.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Gloria M. Simmons [and] Helene D. Hutchinson. Under the direction of Henry E. Simmons.
    GenreLiterary collections.
    ContributionsSimmons, Gloria M., comp., Hutchinson, Helene D., joint comp.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS509.N4 S5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 328 p.
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5708220M
    ISBN 100030844916
    LC Control Number70174551

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