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The women of plums

Dolores Kendrick

The women of plums

poems in the voices of slave women

by Dolores Kendrick

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Published by Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American women -- Poetry.,
  • Women slaves -- Poetry.,
  • Slavery -- Poetry.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDolores Kendrick.
    GenrePoetry.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3561.E423 W6 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination124 p. ;
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2207929M
    ISBN 100688083471
    LC Control Number89030187

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