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Good Negress

by A.J. Verdelle

  • 58 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Fiction - General,
  • African American families,
  • African American women,
  • Detroit (Mich.),
  • Fiction,
  • Young women,
  • Children: Grades 3-4

  • The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9703564M
    ISBN 100613101154
    ISBN 109780613101158

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