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Mumbo jumbo. by Ishmael Reed

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


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Bibliography, p. (219)-223.

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LC ClassificationsPS3568.E365
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p. :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19031608M

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