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Black Women Writers, 1950-1980

Mari Evans

Black Women Writers, 1950-1980

A Critical Evaluation

by Mari Evans

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary,
  • People of Color,
  • Women,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9587633M
    ISBN 10038550005X
    ISBN 109780385500050
    OCLC/WorldCa228214007


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