A Poet black

Publisher: Guild Press in Robbinsdale, MN

Written in English
Published: Pages: 62 Downloads: 617
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  • Subjects:

    • American poetry -- Minnesota.,
    • American poetry -- African American authors.,
    • African Americans -- Poetry.,
    • American poetry -- 20th century.
    • Edition Notes

      Statementpoems by Minnesota authors, Jerri Alexander ... [et al.] ; Leon Knight, editor.
      ContributionsAlexander, Jerri., Knight, Leon.
      LC ClassificationsPS571.M6 P59 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination62 p. ;
      Number of Pages62
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3515251M
      ISBN 100940248115
      LC Control Number82082904

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