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4 edition of Modern black writers found in the catalog.

Modern black writers

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Published by St. James Press in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature -- Black authors -- Dictionaries.,
  • Blacks in literature -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Manitou Wordworks.
    GenreDictionaries.
    ContributionsManitou Wordworks.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN841 .M58 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 851 p. ;
    Number of Pages851
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL47822M
    ISBN 101558624368
    LC Control Number99048501

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