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African writers

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Published by Charles Scribner"s Sons, Simon & Schuster Prentice Hall International in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African literature -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries,
  • Authors, African -- Biography -- Dictionaries,
  • African literature -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementC. Brian Cox, editor.
    ContributionsCox, Brian, 1928-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL8010 .A453 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. (xxxxi, 936 p.) ;
    Number of Pages936
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL978872M
    ISBN 100684196514, 0684197715, 0684197723
    LC Control Number96016128

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