Anthology of African American Women

Confirmation Men by Imamu Amiri Baraka

Publisher: William Morrow & Co

Written in English
Published: Pages: 418 Downloads: 48
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Subjects:

  • African American authors,
  • African American women,
  • American literature,
  • 20th century,
  • Women authors,
  • Literature: Classics
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages418
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7725566M
ISBN 100688015824
ISBN 109780688015824

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