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Growing up African

David, Jay

Growing up African

by David, Jay

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Published by Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Children -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 280-286.

      Statementedited by Jay David and Helise Harrington.
      ContributionsHarrington, Helise, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ792.A4 A6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination287 p.
      Number of Pages287
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5703688M
      LC Control Number70142415

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