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Published by Thunder"s Mouth Press, Distributed in the U.S.A. by Publishers Group West in New York, Berkeley, CA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • African Americans -- Literary collections

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Amiri Baraka ; edited by William Harris in collaboration with Amiri Baraka.
GenreLiterary collections.
ContributionsHarris, William J., 1942-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3552.A583 A6 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiii, 586 p. ;
Number of Pages586
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL41025M
ISBN 101560252383
LC Control Number99032364

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