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The Queen of Harlem by Brian Keith Jackson

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Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in English


  • African Americans -- Fiction,
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBrian Keith Jackson.
The Physical Object
Pagination239 p.
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23246486M
ISBN 100385502958
LC Control Number2001047233

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