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At the edge of Harlem: portrait of a middle-class Negro family.

Edward Wakin

At the edge of Harlem: portrait of a middle-class Negro family.

by Edward Wakin

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Published by Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York.
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York.,
    • Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Social conditions.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF128.9.N3 W3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination127 p.
      Number of Pages127
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5919825M
      LC Control Number64023581
      OCLC/WorldCa12204006

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