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African-American writers

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Published by Facts On File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- African American authors -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries,
  • African Americans -- Intellectual life -- Dictionaries,
  • African American authors -- Biography -- Dictionaries,
  • African Americans in literature -- Dictionaries,
  • Authors, American -- Biography -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhilip Bader ; revised by Catherine Reef.
    GenreBio-bibliography, Dictionaries, Biography
    SeriesA to Z of African Americans
    ContributionsReef, Catherine.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS153.N5 B214 2010
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationxii, 340p.
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24069241M
    ISBN 109780816081417
    LC Control Number2010005463
    OCLC/WorldCa401140588

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