Home to Harlem by McKay, Claude

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Published by Harper & Bros. in New York .

Written in English

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  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)


  • African Americans -- Fiction,
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction

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Statementby Claude McKay.
LC ClassificationsPZ3.M1926 Ho
The Physical Object
Pagination340 p. ;
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6712321M
LC Control Number28006523

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