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2 poems for black relocation centers

Etheridge Knight

2 poems for black relocation centers

by Etheridge Knight

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Published by Broadside Press in Detroit .
Written in English


Edition Notes

With: Gabriel / Robert Earl Hayden. 1966

StatementEtheridge Knight
SeriesBroadside -- no. 21, Broadside series -- no. 21
The Physical Object
Pagination1 broadside ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14969113M

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