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Three Negro plays

Three Negro plays

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

  • American drama -- Afro-American authors.

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    Statementwith an introduction by C. W. E. Bigsby.
    SeriesPenguin plays, PL84
    ContributionsHughes, Langston., Baraka, Imamu Amiri., Hansberry, Lorraine.
    LC ClassificationsPS634
    The Physical Object
    Pagination207 p. ;
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18886953M

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