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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English



  • United States.


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [153]-167) and index.

Statementedited by Beverly R. Fletcher, Lynda Dixon Shaver, and Dreama G. Moon ; foreword by George Henderson ; illustrations by Lisa J. Billy.
ContributionsFletcher, Beverly R., Shaver, Lynda Dixon., Moon, Dreama G.
LC ClassificationsHV9471 .W69 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 188 p. :
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1733472M
ISBN 100275942201
LC Control Number92038231

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