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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Washington (D.C.)

Subjects:

  • African American families -- Fiction.,
  • African Americans -- Fiction.,
  • Incest -- Fiction.,
  • Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementCarolivia Herron.
GenreFiction.
SeriesVintage contemporaries
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3558.E7594 T47 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination243 p. ;
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1567066M
ISBN 100679741887
LC Control Number91051191

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