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A rock against the wind: black love poems

an anthology

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American poetry -- African American authors.,
  • African Americans -- Poetry.,
  • Love poetry, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited with an introd. by Lindsay Patterson.
    GenrePoetry.
    ContributionsPatterson, Lindsay, 1942- , comp.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS591.N4 P3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 172 p.
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5414425M
    ISBN 100396068251
    LC Control Number73006034
    OCLC/WorldCa773470

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