4 edition of A rock against the wind: black love poems found in the catalog.
|Statement||edited with an introd. by Lindsay Patterson.|
|Contributions||Patterson, Lindsay, 1942- , comp.|
|LC Classifications||PS591.N4 P3|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 172 p.|
|Number of Pages||172|
|LC Control Number||73006034|
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