Elbow room stories by James Alan McPherson

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .

Written in English

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Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • African Americans -- Fiction,
  • Working class -- Fiction,
  • United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction

Edition Notes

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Statementby James Alan McPherson.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.M1732 El, PS3563.A325 El
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 241 p. ;
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4540673M
ISBN 100316563285
LC Control Number77007268

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