Alice Walker a life by Evelyn C. White

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Published by Norton in New York .

Written in English

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  • Walker, Alice, 1944-,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
  • African American authors -- Biography

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references p. ([514]-519) and index.

Book details

StatementEvelyn C. White.
LC ClassificationsPS3573.A425 Z93 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 538 p. :
Number of Pages538
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3292871M
ISBN 100393058913
LC Control Number2004011513

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