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Published by Bedford/St. Martin"s in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Relations with women,
  • Children of presidents,
  • African American women,
  • Racially mixed people,
  • African American families,
  • Women slaves,
  • Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesPresident"s daughter
StatementWilliam Wells Brown ; edited by Robert S. Levine
SeriesBedford cultural editions
ContributionsLevine, Robert S. (Robert Steven), 1953-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS1139.B9 C53 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 424 p. :
Number of Pages424
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25053394M
ISBN 100312621078
ISBN 109780312621070
LC Control Number2010934492
OCLC/WorldCa644648443

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