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Modern African American writers

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Published by Facts on File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism -- Bibliography,
  • American fiction -- African American authors -- Bibliography,
  • African Americans -- Intellectual life -- Bibliography,
  • African Americans in literature -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementMatthew J. Bruccoli and Judith S. Baughman, series editors ; foreword by Keneth Kinnamon.
    GenreBibliography.
    SeriesEssential bibliography of American fiction
    ContributionsBruccoli, Matthew Joseph, 1931-, Baughman, Judith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ1229.N39 M63 1994, PS374.N4 M63 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 92 p. ;
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1400838M
    ISBN 100816029989, 0816029997
    LC Control Number93008643

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