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quest of the silver fleece

W. E. B. Du Bois

quest of the silver fleece

a novel.

by W. E. B. Du Bois

  • 166 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Kraus-Thomson Organization in Millwood, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Power (Social sciences) -- Fiction,
  • African American women -- Fiction,
  • Rejection (Psychology) -- Fiction,
  • Social classes -- Fiction,
  • Cotton trade -- Fiction,
  • Swamps -- Fiction,
  • Race -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the ed. published by A. C. McClurg and Co., Chicago.

    StatementNew introd. by Herbert Aptheker.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.D8525 Q15, PS3507.U147 Q15
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17, 434 p.
    Number of Pages434
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5046906M
    ISBN 100527253251
    LC Control Number74007364


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