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Contemporary Black American Fiction Writers (Writers of English)

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Published by Chelsea House Publications .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8158563M
ISBN 100791022129
ISBN 109780791022122

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