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Published by Grove Press in New York .
Written in English


  • African Americans -- Drama,
  • Race relations -- Drama

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Edition Notes

StatementGeorge C. Wolfe.
LC ClassificationsPS3573.O5213 C6 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p. ;
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2394035M
ISBN 100802110460, 0802130488
LC Control Number87023631

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