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Philadelphia stories

Samuel Otter

Philadelphia stories

America"s literature of race and freedom

by Samuel Otter

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementSamuel Otter
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS255.P5 O88 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24461257M
ISBN 109780195395921
LC Control Number2009029086

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