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The beautiful struggle

Ta-Nehisi Coates

The beautiful struggle

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Published by Spiegel & Grau in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coates, Ta-Nehisi,
  • African Americans -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Biography,
  • African Americans -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Social conditions,
  • Fathers and sons -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Biography,
  • Street life -- Maryland -- Baltimore,
  • Baltimore (Md.) -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTa-Nehisi Coates.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF189.B153 C63 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18027532M
    ISBN 109780385520362
    LC Control Number2007052166
    OCLC/WorldCa190784908


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