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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • West, Dorothy, -- 1907-1998 -- Homes and haunts -- Massachusetts -- Martha"s Vineyard.,
  • African Americans -- Massachusetts -- Martha"s Vineyard -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Anecdotes.,
  • African American women authors -- Massachusetts -- Oak Bluffs -- Biography -- Anecdotes.,
  • Martha"s Vineyard (Mass.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Anecdotes.,
  • Martha"s Vineyard (Mass.) -- Biography -- Anecdotes.,
  • Oak Bluffs (Mass.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Anecdotes.,
  • Oak Bluffs (Mass.) -- Biography -- Anecdotes.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby James Robert Saunders and Renae Nadine Shackelford.
GenreAnecdotes., Biography
ContributionsSaunders, James Robert, 1953-, Shackelford, Renae Nadine.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF72.M5 W47 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 154 p. :
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22381704M
ISBN 100786405279

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