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African American writers

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Published by C. Scribner"s Sons, Collier Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementValerie Smith, consulting editor ; Lea Baechler, A. Walton Litz, general editors.
    GenreDictionaries., Biography
    ContributionsSmith, Valerie, 1956-, Baechler, Lea., Litz, A. Walton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS153.N5 A344 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxii, 544 p. ;
    Number of Pages544
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1889666M
    ISBN 100684190583
    LC Control Number90052918

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