The richer, the poorer stories, sketches, and reminiscences by West, Dorothy

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Published by Doubleday in New York .

Written in English

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  • West, Dorothy, 1909-,
  • African Americans -- Fiction,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
  • African American authors -- Biography

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Book details

StatementDorothy West.
GenreFiction., Biography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3545.E82794 R53 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 254 p. ;
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1117828M
ISBN 100385471459
LC Control Number94044013

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