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FIVE black lives

FIVE black lives

the autobiographies of Venture Smith, James Mars, William Grimes, the Rev. G.W. Offley, James L. Smith

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Published by Wesleyon University Press in Middletown, Conn .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementintroduction by Arna Bontemps.
ContributionsBontemps, Arna.
The Physical Object
Pagination240p.
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21027361M

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