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Published by Collier Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • African Americans -- Fiction,
  • United States -- Race relations -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Charles W. Chesnutt ; with an introd. by Darwin Turner.
GenreFiction
SeriesAfrican/American library
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 265 p. ;
Number of Pages265
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22778018M

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