Jimmy"s blues selected poems by James Baldwin

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Published by Joseph in London .

Written in English

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  • African Americans -- Poetry.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby James Baldwin.
GenrePoetry.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3552.A45 J5 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. ;
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3261147M
ISBN 100718122372
LC Control Number83181168

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